Netanyahu says war’s intensive phase nears an end

JERUSALEM — The intensive phase of Israel’s war against Hamas is “about to end,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a Sunday night interview on Israeli television, although he said that did not mean the conflict was coming to a close.

Obituaries for June 24

Mary Jane May, 69, of Pahoa died June 13 at Hilo Benioff Medical Center. Surviving family members are asked to call Ballard Family Mortuary at (808) 935-8445.

Keep the fear, give us hope

What are people looking for in their darkest hour, when they are frightened, angry, frustrated and uncertain whether the coming years will be better or worse?