Kahele talks COVID relief, infrastructure

U.S. Rep. Kai Kahele is touting the merits of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan — the third and probably last federal coronavirus relief package — and President Joe Biden’s plan to spend upwards of $3 trillion on America’s infrastructure.

Portuguese cultural center plans scaled back

Nearly five years after fundraising for the effort began in earnest, plans for the Hawaii Island Portuguese Chamber of Commerce Cultural and Educational Center have gone back to the drawing board.

Obituaries for March 29

Colby Nathan Fish, 57, of Kailua-Kona died March 1 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in New Orleans, he was a commercial fisherman. Call Will Lazenby at 936-1637 for service information. No known relatives. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.