KEAAU – Michelle Axelson had four gold medals around her neck – one all the shinier because it came with a BIIF record – after playing the headlining role as Kealakehe swept the team titles at the BIIF swimming and diving championships for the first time.
KEAAU – Nolan Morton couldn’t say his three favorite words enough: “This means everything.”
More than 1,000 gallons of wastewater were discharged from the Kula‘imano Wastewater Treatment Plant in Pepeekeo Monday.
A new sculpture outside the East Hawaii Cultural Center was dedicated Friday to Pualani Kanahele Kanakaole.
KEAAU —Darius Olloway was back, but Kamehameha simply couldn’t handle Kahuku’s athleticism, particularly the size and speed of the OIA visitors, on the basketball court.
Hilo High probably has had more star-studded soccer teams. Much more.
Terry C. Delatorre, 68, of Honokaa died Feb. 12 at Pohai Malama Care Center in Hilo. Born in Kealakekua, he was a mechanic, farmer, fisherman and family man who worked at the Rocking Chair Ranch, Waimea Country Club and Kona Country Club. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, March 5, at a private venue at Anaehoomalu Beach. Call Glenn at 808-345-3539. Survived by significant other, Shirley Andaya, and her family; the mother of his children, Jerilynn Delatorre; daughters, Tammy (Jan) Delatorre and Amy (Josh) Delatorre; son, Jason Delatorre; brothers, Alan (Marina) Delatorre and Glenn (Audrey) Delatorre; sisters, Laverne Acosta, Valerie (Nathan) Abo, Sandy (David) Rapozo and Bernie Talley; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Four Hawaii County Council members returned from last week’s National Association of Counties conference brimming with ideas for new county initiatives and optimism for another infusion of federal money.