George Cabral, 88, of Ookala died April 27 at home. Born in Honokaa, he was retired from the former Hamakua Sugar Co., a U.S. Army Korean War veteran and member of Saint Anthony Catholic Church, ILWU Pensioners Club and Laupahoehoe Senior Citizens. Visitation 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday (May 26) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Beatrice Cabral of Ookala; children, Debbie (Harvey) Cabral-Galapir of Ookala, Georgette Nacis of Mililani, Oahu, Darren (Michelle) Cabral of Honolulu, Sophia (Alika Jr.) Cabral-Maikui of Ookala and Jason Cabral of Hilo; sisters, Annie (Bill) Glynn and Adeline Snyder of Ohio; brother-in-law, William (Carmen) Valera of Paauilo; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
False rumors about the ongoing volcanic activity at the summit and lower East Rift Zone of Kilauea Volcano are causing unnecessary anxiety and confusion. We encourage everyone to check the source of any information you read or hear to be sure that it’s factual, accurate and timely.
We are in Medellin, Colombia, participating in the International Palm Society meeting. The coffee is OK, but we miss our Kona fix.
KAINALIU — Search officials, along with family and friends of Deborah “Debby” Wiley, are urging residents and property owners to assist in the effort to find the 67-year-old missing woman by regularly searching their property and keeping a lookout for her.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County officials have asked law enforcement to deal with a number of campers who have staked out at Spencer Beach Park.
KAILUA-KONA — A little more than a week ago, Pam Harlow was cycling on Queen Kaahumanu Highway near Kiholo Bay when a southbound van sped past her in close enough proximity she could have reached her hand out and touched it.