Zachary “Zack” Bradford Gibson, 52, of Honokaa died Nov. 4 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born at the former Subic Bay U.S. Naval Station, Olongapo, Philippines, he was a Native Hawaiian farmer of medicinal plants for Pu‘u‘ala Farms and founder/owner of Kanaka Kava restaurant, a traditional awa bar in Kona. Celebration of life at a later date. Survived by parents, William E. Gibson and Kahala-Ann Trask Gibson; sister, Haunani Trask Gibson; brother, William Trask Gibson; former wife Johanna Gibson; extended ‘ohana. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Hilo freshman Keirstyn Agonias rose to the occasion in a preseason game against Waiakea that felt more like a do-or-die postseason battle.
WAIMEA — Hawaii Prep thletic director Steve Perry jokes that keeping track of all the Ka Makani soccer players who have signed on to play at the next level in recent years is becoming an increasingly complicated task.
From left, Donna Medeiros, owner Chanel Tabayunda and Jessica Gapusam, all of Simply Signs, on Friday during the first day of during the 31st annual Hilo Christmas Extravaganza Craft Fair at Edith Kanaka‘ole Multipurpose Stadium, sell handcrafted wood signs made in Hawaii. The craft fair continues today from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. There is a $2 entry fee and keiki younger than 12 get in for free. Entry is free for everyone the last hour of the day.