Airbnb expands disaster response program

KAILUA-KONA — As the number of evacuated residents in lower Puna mounts because of the eruption in Kilauea volcano’s Lower East Rift Zone, so does the need for helping hands and open doors.

Documents ID officers who fired at suspect

Two Puna patrol officers who fired a total of 13 shots at a suspect who allegedly tried to run them over in a stolen pickup truck were identified in court documents as Bryson Miyose and Paul Wright III.

Search for woman enters its 10th day

KEALAKEKUA — Posters and banners asking for help bringing home Deborah “Debby” Wiley line roadways in mauka Kona as the search continues for the 67-year-old woman who has been missing since Mother’s Day.

Obituaries for May 23

Edgar M. “Jerry” “Boogie” Barrett, 91, of Wickenburg, Ariz., formerly of Hilo, died May 14 in Surprise, Ariz. Born in Choteau. Mont., he was an educator who taught math for two decades at Hilo High School, builder, rancher, naturalist and U.S. Army World War II veteran. No local services. Survived by wife, Alyce Barrett; daughter, Keely Barrett, of Spokane, Wash.; son, Blake (Kai) Barrett of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; brother, Paul (Pat) Barrett of Fairfield, Mont.; four grandchildren; nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.