Together we can: Remembering Mayor Billy Kenoi’s work toward a healthier Hawaii Island

Tribune-Herald file photo Tony Buettner, vice president of product and business development at Blue Zones, speaks to Mayor Billy Kenoi during a press conference Feb. 12, 2015, announcing that East Hawaii, North Hawaii and Windward Oahu were selected as the first three Blue Zone Project demonstration communities in Hawaii.

Hawaii Island recently lost one of our native sons, a true keiki o ka ‘aina, an embodiment of aloha and a champion of a healthier community: former Mayor Billy Kenoi.