Parks and Rec employee honored for rescue effort

Pono Nakamura, his ʻohana, and Hawaiʻi County officials who honored him earlier this morning. Photo Credit: County of Hawaiʻi

Mayor Mitch Roth and Hawaii County officials gathered at the Kohala Intergenerational Center on Wednesday morning to honor Parks and Recreation Supervisor Pono Nakamura for his exceptional act of heroism.