UH-Hilo presents year-end awards

Several members of the University of Hawaii at Hilo community were honored May 3 during the 2018 End of the Year Awards and Recognition Celebration.

Obituaries for May 16

Joseph Alonzo, 80, of Keaau died May 11 at home. Born in Kurtistown, he was a retired U.S. Navy chief petty officer. Services at a later date. Survived by son, Ezekiel Alonzo; daughters, Iris McFadden, Elizabeth Alonzo, Brigitte Hironaka and Terri Lee; brothers, Harold Alonzo and Roy Alonzo; sisters, Penny Alonzo and Betty Alonzo. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Land Board levies fines for illegal lava boat tours

The Board of Land and Natural Resources voted Friday to approve administrative fines against Henry K. Pomroy, Bill A. Fujimoto, and Hookupu Fish Co. LLC, regarding instances of illegal commercial lava boat tours on Hawaii Island.

Let’s Talk Food: Foods that relieve stress

As the Kilauea eruption continues to impact Leilani Estates, water restrictions are in place for Kapoho Beach Lots, Lanipuna Gardens, Pohoiki Bay Estates, Garden Lake Farm Lots, Vacationland, Pohoiki and Kalapana. More than 1,200 earthquakes a week are shaking us without warning, there are cracks on Highway 130 and we are all facing some kind of stress.