Helen Shirota-Benevides presented with BSA Legacy Leaders Award

Helen Shirota-Benevides of Papaikou was presented Aloha Council Boy Scouts of America’s prestigious Legacy Leaders Award for her many years of service and contributions of time, talents and treasure to advance Scouting in Hawaii. This award was presented to her on March 12 at a luncheon held at the Hilo Yacht Club.

Dr. Jaggar returns to HVNP

After a 2 year hiatus, Kilauea Drama &Entertainment Network is pleased to announce that the living history program “A Walk into the Past” with Dr. Jaggar is returning to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Kauai helicopter crash that killed 7 was ‘100% preventable’

HONOLULU — Federal investigators blamed a deadly 2019 helicopter crash in Hawaii on the pilot’s decision to keep flying into worsening weather, and in a report Tuesday they accused regulators of lax oversight of air tours that are popular among tourists to the islands.

Obituaries for May 11

Delbert Eugene Cannon Jr., 85, of Kailua-Kona died Nov. 27, 2021, at home. Born in Parson, Kan., he was a professional surfboard maker, owner of DC Del Cannon Surfboards and a charter boat captain. Services at a later date. Survived by daughters, Shawn (Kyle) Cannon Medeiros of Hookena and Jennifer (Robin) Villanueva of San Diego; son, Andrew (Jill) Cannon of Haleiwa, Oahu; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.