The Tribune-Herald each Saturday is publishing a photo from the Lyman Museums John Howard Pierce Photography Collection. The Kona Historical Society generously donated the collection in 2007. The museum is seeking help identifying the people and places in the pictures, most of which are from the 1960s and 70s. Those with information about the subjects in the photos can contact the museum at 935-5021 or firstname.lastname@example.org. THIS PHOTO (NO. 18325) was captured July 30, 1966.
KAILUA-KONA A boy growing up in Kona and a boy from Beijing might not immediately seem to have a lot in common, but when Dana Kerns son met the boy the family would be hosting for the duration of a program that brought more than a dozen students from China to Kuleana Education Academy, the two just hit it off right away, said Kern, board president at Kuleana Education Academy.
In September 2017, the Hawaii Island Portuguese Chamber of Commerce celebrated the 140th anniversary of the arrival of Portuguese immigrants to Hawaii. Commemorative events included special performances by island actors, enacting living histories of some descendants of the 1878 immigrants.
Additional physicians, nine added exam rooms, waiting room upgrades and new services will be unveiled during an open house from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. for the expanded Primary Care Clinic of North Hawaii Community Hospital.