Obituaries for January 20

Joseph “Joe” Aloi Akiu, Sr., 74, of Waiohinu died Dec. 29 at Ka‘u Hospital. Born in Waiohinu, he was a former electrician, musician, U.S. Navy Vietnam War veteran, member and music director for Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Naalehu and president of Naalehu Senior Center. Visitation 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 26) at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire. Survived by children, Joseph “Magee” (Shelley) Akiu Jr. of Waiohinu, Emma (Wilmet) Akiu of Pahala, Dwayne Kuahiwinui of Los Angeles, Nora (Donald) Lance of Ocean View, Paul (Cliff-Ann) Kuahiwinui of Waiohinu, James (Tina) Kuahiwinui of Washington and Rodney (Suzie) Kuahiwinui of South Point; sister, Margaret Lee Hong of Hilo; 34 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Calendar for January 19

Get out and go! There’s something for everyone in this week’s Calendar. Check it out!

Can you help identify this photo?

The Tribune-Herald each Saturday is publishing a photo from the Lyman Museum’s 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 THIS PHOTO (NO. 18229) was captured May 28, 1966.