Bulldozing begins on Highway 137; temporary road over lava rock to be used by landowners, area residents first
Verda Leialoha Roy, 90, of Kahaluu died Sept. 13 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she worked as an executive assistant for numerous businesses and organizations, an assistant to curators Lokalia Montgomery and ‘Iolani Luahine at Hulihee Palace, and was a co-founder of Halau No‘eau Kahelemauna. She also was a member of the Daughters of Hawaii and Mayflower Society and Alden Kindred of America. Visitation at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Kailua-Kona. Mass at 4 p.m. Aloha attire. Survived by daughters, Lauren Mikahala Roy of Kahaluu, Moana (Billy Ochmann) Roy Kuma of Pahoehoe and Lisa Leialoha Roy-DeAguiar of Pahoehoe; six grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
KEALAKEKUA — Julian Yates Field will see at least one more game this season.
The UH-Hilo women’s soccer team closes its home schedule with PacWest playoff implications on the line on Saturday and Monday, hosting Hawaii Pacific and first-place Point Loma.