Obituaries for February 17

Richard Tennant Denison, 95, of Kailua-Kona died Feb. 1 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a manager for First Hawaiian Bank, real estate broker for Gold Coast Realty, U.S. Air Force World War II and Korean War veteran, Air Force Reserves retiree, member of Kona Rotary Club, Kona Masonic Lodge, Shriners International and past member of Kai ‘Opua Canoe Club and the Salvation Army. Celebration of life 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Queen Emma Community Center (Christ Church Episcopal), 81-1004 Konawaena School Road, Kealakekua. Casual attire; no flowers. Memorial donations to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Survived by sons, Michael (Ann) Denison of Waimea, Scott (Nancy) Denison of Gainesville, Texas, and Patrick Denison of Arizona; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; a niece and a nephew. 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 THIS PHOTO (NO. 17423) was captured July 17, 1963.

Stop the violence: UH-Hilo observing 20th anniversary of ‘Vagina Monologues’

A woman wore a radiant smile and danced during a flash mob Wednesday at the University of Hawaii at Hilo plaza — but tears formed afterward. She was there, with more than 30 women of diverse ages, with a few supportive men, to call for an end to violence against women through dance — part of the 20th anniversary of the play “The Vagina Monologues.”

Obituaries for February 16

Chris Anthony De Leon, 60, of Kealakekua died Feb. 6 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, he was a return car agent for Enterprise Rent-A-Car, member of Kona Faith Center in Captain Cook, former security officer for Kanaloa Kona and truck driver for Alakona Corp. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, March 3, at Kona Faith Center in Captain Cook. Service at 10 a.m. Refreshments to follow. Condolences to P.O. Box 2410, Kealakekua, HI 96750. For info, call or text 315-5253. Survived by wife, Evelyn De Leon of Kealakekua; mother, Julia (Frank Silva Sr.) Luat of Kealakekua; brothers, Stephen (Alberta) Duarte of Maui, John (Joanna) De Leon of Hilo, Earl De Leon of Kainaliu, Richard De Leon and Ben De Leon of Maui; sister, Sylvia Simpson of Tennessee; hanai brother, Bobby (Lydia) Ballinger of Honolulu; cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.