Hilo commemorates Memorial Day in person

JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald Paul Arceo, Hawaii County Band director, plays ‘Taps’ during Monday’s Memorial Day ceremony at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo.

JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald Jeno Enocencio, commander of American Legion Post 3 in Hilo, prepares prior to Monday’s Memorial Day ceremony as flags and flowers adorn the final resting places of the honorees at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

Memorial Day ceremonies were held this holiday weekend — both in person and virtually — in East Hawaii.