Portland heavyweights Pain and Caranto to headline veterans benefit jazz and blues dinner

  • courtesy photo King Louie Pain saxophonist Renato Caranto.

  • courtesy photo King Louie Pain organist Louis Pain.

The Hawaii Island Veterans Memorial Inc. and Alikamele Productions LLC present a special Jazz and Blues Fundraising Dinner 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at Nani Mau Gardens in Hilo.