Recent grads Chow, Kunitomo reap more awards

Recent high school graduates Catherine Chow (Keaau High) and Jaymie Kunitomo (Konawaena) added to their stipend collections as recipients of the Hawaii Medical Service Association’s Kaimana Awards & Scholarship Program.

COVID-19 by the numbers

The state Department of Health reported four new COVID-19 cases Monday, all on Oahu. That makes the statewide case total 816, as two prior reported cases were removed from the count.

DLNR breaks up Kona beach gathering; one arrested

A 24-year-old Kailua-Kona man was arrested Wednesday after state Department of Land and Natural Resource officers received a report of a large gathering of people and cars at Alula Beach near Honokohau Small Boat Harbor in Kailua-Kona.