Obituaries for February 24

Gordon Herbert Palmer, 76, of Waikoloa died Feb. 2 at home. Born in North Hilo, he was a station manager for Hawaiian Airlines in Honolulu, station manager for Avis Rent A Car at the old Kona Airport and security officer for Securitas Security Services and the former Freeman Guards. Celebration of life 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at Big Game Fishing Clubhouse at Honokohau Harbor in Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Barbara Palmer of Waikoloa; sons, James Perkins and Ronald Perkins of Waikoloa; daughters, Denette (Gerald) Gaspar of Nanakuli, Oahu, Ebby Gleason and Laurie (Steven) Mahelona of Kailua-Kona, Lynette Pacheco of Laughlin, Nev., Lisa (Alvin) Inouye of Captain Cook and Leilani Palmer of Joshua Tree, Calif.; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Can you help identify this photo?

The Tribune-Herald each Saturday is publishing a photo from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection. The Kona Historical Society generously donated the collection in 2007. The museum is seeking help identifying the people and places in the pictures, most of which are from the 1960s and ’70s. Those with information about the subjects in the photos can contact the museum at 935-5021 or archives@lymanmuseum.org. THIS PHOTO (NO. 17431) was captured July 17, 1963.

Pharmacy college reaching out with Research Day

The community is invited to learn more about research conducted at the University of Hawaii at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy during the inaugural DKICP Research Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 17 at Prince Kuhio Plaza.