UH-Hilo men’s golfer Dustin Franko told the Tribune-Herald earlier this season that he and his teammates would “bring the heat” when it mattered most, and he personally backed up the talk Monday.
KEAAU – Ka’u High’s serving was fine during its last practice, boys volleyball coach Josh Ortega said, but Saturday it took a wayward turn after a change in scenery.
WAIMEA – Caden Young has one track and field meet under his belt this year, and with that he has already established himself as one of several standouts from Kealakehe, despite a long time away from BIIF competition.
It long has been clear that the Capitol Police were woefully unprepared for the Jan. 6 assault on Congress by rampaging supporters of then-President Donald Trump bent on overturning the results of the 2020 election. But a new report by the agency’s inspector general documents in depressing detail lapses in training, readiness and intelligence assessment.
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, has it right: The filibuster should not be eliminated. The Senate needs the filibuster as a tool to drive the two parties toward compromise on important issues as well as to give voice to the minority party.
Rolland Cliffton Namoc, 80, of Hilo died April 6 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Ewa, Oahu, he was a retired adult corrections lieutenant for Kulani Correctional Facility, U.S. Army veteran and member of Big Island Ballroom Dance Club and Kamana Senior Center. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Monday, Apr. 26, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Private urn service with military honors to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Seating limited; masks and social distancing required. Casual attire. Survived by partner, Elaine Kai; brothers, Constantino “Danny” Namoc, Larry (Bella) Acosta, Johnny (Lucy) Acosta, Byron Alcos, Charles “Buddy” Alcos, Paul “Desi” (Gina) Alcos, Thomas (Linda) Alcos and Ross “Oggie” Alcos; sisters, Genevieve “Beby” (Douglas) Namoc Moniz, Juanita “Lee” Acosta Sojot, Winona (Bert) Alcos Sabanal, Theresa (Gary) Alcos Dano and Sharon (Dwayne) Alcos Consilva; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.