Obituaries for July 21

Candy Alvarado, 59, of Pahoa died July 6 at home. Born in Oahu, she was a retired health aide at Connections Public Charter School in Hilo. Services noon-4 p.m. Saturday, July 31, at Wailoa State Recreation Area in Hilo. Online condolences: Survived by husband, Alipio Alvarado of Pahoa; son, Glenn Mansanas II of Aiea, Oahu; daughters, Fairlene Naone of Kailua, Oahu, Rene Pagaoa of Kaneohe, Oahu, Lorraine Mansanas of Volcano, Jacqueline Mansanas of Honolulu, Rowena Mansanas of Keaau and Jaymee Mansanas of Lynnwood, Wash.; 18 grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

India’s pandemic death toll could be in the millions

NEW DELHI — India’s excess deaths during the coronavirus pandemic could be a staggering 10 times the official COVID-19 toll, likely making it modern India’s worst human tragedy, according to the most comprehensive research yet on the ravages of the virus in the South Asian country.

Shrinking military, students could affect reapportionment

The number of nonresident military families and students to be extracted from population counts before state House and Senate seats are allocated to islands is down significantly from the 2010 census, a factor that could affect the distribution of legislative seats for the coming decade.

Schools in US confront more polarization with mask rules for fall

Students in Wichita, Kansas, public schools can ditch the masks when classes begin. Detroit public schools will probably require them unless everyone in a room is vaccinated. In Pittsburgh, masks will likely be required regardless of vaccination status. And in some states, schools cannot mandate face coverings under any circumstances.