Obituaries for January 30

Lorraine “Sayo” Chung, 81, of Hilo died Dec. 17 at Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Hakalau, she was a retired cashier for Sure Save Supermarkets and member of Hilo Seventh Day Adventist Church. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Online condolences: Survived by son, Mark (Ruth) Forbes; sister, Earline (Eugene) Yokoi of Oahu; a grandchild; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.

Advancing the community’s health and wellness

Hawaii Public Health Institute, or HIPHI, is a statewide nonprofit 501c(3) organization with more than 20 years of experience in providing technical assistance, forging and maintaining coalitions, and activating community power to effect statewide change.

What does poor rating for collapsed bridge mean for others?

A 50-year-old bridge that collapsed in Pittsburgh had been rated as poor on a recent inspection report, but transportation officials and engineering experts cautioned that doesn’t necessarily signal imminent danger for the thousands of other U.S. bridges with the same designation.

Thousands in Ottawa protest COVID mandates, many rebuked

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Thousands of protesters gathered in Canada’s capital on Saturday to protest vaccine mandates, masks and lockdowns. Some parked on the grounds of the National War Memorial and danced on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, others carried signs and flags with swastikas and some used the statue of Canadian hero Terry Fox to display an anti-vaccine statement, sparking widespread condemnation.

Volcano Watch: Kamaʻehuakanaloa — the volcano formerly known as Loʻihi Seamount

The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory monitors 6 volcanoes: Kilauea (currently erupting within Halema‘uma‘u), Mauna Loa (most recent eruption in 1984), Hualalai (most recent eruption in 1801), Haleakala (on Maui; most recent eruption sometime between 1480 to 1600 AD), Maunakea (most recent eruption over 4,000 years ago), and Kama‘ehuakanaloa (most recent activity in 1996).