Photos: Hilo blanks Waiakea, 36-0

Hilo won the hometown matchup against Waiakea High School on Friday night. The Vikings beat the Warriors in the last regular game of the season 36-0. Hilo finished the season 6-3 and will go on to play Konawaena in the BIIF Championship in Kona at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Obituaries for October 23

Frederick Emilius Cobb-Adams, 86, of Ocean View, formerly of Kaneohe, Oahu, died Sept. 18 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was a groundskeeper for the City and County of Honolulu. Celebration of life visitation 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at Ulumau Village, Oahu. Memorial service at noon. Urn committal service 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park in Kaneohe. Online condolences: dodomortuary.com. Survived by sons, Frederick Cobb-Adams of Ocean View and Clayton (Jannine) Cobb-Adams of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Barbara K. (Richard) Green of Ocean View, Rebecca Lasconia of Kailua-Kona, Donna Kaaihue of Captain Cook and Doreen Verece of Waipahu, Oahu; brother, Charles Cobb-Adams of Oahu; sisters, Kathleen Burgo of Halawa Heights, Oahu, and JoAnn Eddy of Captain Cook; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Iran protests trigger solidarity rallies in US, Europe

WASHINGTON — Chanting crowds marched in the streets of Berlin, Washington DC and Los Angeles on Saturday in a show of international support for demonstrators facing a violent government crackdown in Iran, sparked by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in the custody of that country’s morality police.

Biden juggling long list of issues to please Dem coalition

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden wants to tame inflation. He wants Congress to protect access to abortions. He wants to tackle voting rights. And he’s taking on China, promoting construction of new factories, addressing climate change, forgiving student debt, pardoning federal marijuana convictions, cutting the deficit, working to lower prescription drug prices and funneling aid to Ukraine.

Alex Jones seeks new trial after $1B Sandy Hook verdict

HARTFORD, Conn. — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has asked a Connecticut judge to throw out a nearly $1 billion verdict against him and order a new trial in a lawsuit by Sandy Hook families, who say they were subjected to harassment and threats from Jones’ lies about the 2012 Newtown school shooting.