Another COVID Thanksgiving, sigh

Remember how depressing it was in late November 2020? Even after six months of living with strict stay-at-home orders, COVID-19 still lurked unseen in every corner of the world.

Despite pandemic, Waiakea Lions Club continues to serve

Recognizing that health and personal safety need to be maintained, the Waiakea Lions have been undertaking indoor and outdoor projects that require a minimum number of members. Two projects were completed in October: the renovation of two bus shelters and a maintenance project for the Salvation Army.

Hawaii groups want US to shut down military fuel tanks

HONOLULU — Citing threats to Honolulu’s drinking water, the Sierra Club of Hawaii and other groups on Wednesday called on President Joe Biden and military leaders to shut down tanks that provide an important fuel reserve for U.S. forces in the Pacific.

Obituaries for November 25

Kevin “Kanoa” Kanoa‘imipono Gladden, 22, of Kealia died Nov. 13 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, he was a roofer for Mauna Kea Roofing. Services at a later date. Survived by parents, Kekai (Jamie-Lyn Kamaka) Gladden of Kealia; sisters, Kaitlyn Gladden and Kaliyah Gladden of Kealia; hanai sister, Leina (DonRay Amor) Naihe of Ocean View; paternal grandfather, Larry (Marie) Gladden of Kalapana; paternal grandmother, Selma Gladden of Kealia; maternal grandparents, John and Madeline Naihe of Ocean View, Nelson and Deena Kahele of Captain Cook; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.