Instead of spending time with friends or working over the summer, three Hawaii Island young adults volunteered for months and built a tiny home from scratch for a family in need.
The UH-Hilo volleyball team hits the road playing its first PacWest opponents, a really good one in Chaminade and a not so good one in Hawaii Pacific.
Carol Milene Dinmore, 76, of Kailua-Kona died Sept. 10 at home. Born in Long Beach, Calif., she was a nurse practitioner with Kaiser Permanente. Private services. Survived by husband, John P. Dinmore of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Kristina (Scott) Leddy of Boise, Idaho; son, Michael (Elizabeth) Dinmore of Kailua-Kona; a granddaughter. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Jase Ambrosio saw his shot at a college scholarship sailing away, especially with no game film for coaches to evaluate, so he connected with all right people and landed in Utah, where playing football is making his dream come true.
Ricardo Derasin Agpalza, 67, of Hilo died Sept. 10 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a retired production supervisor for the former Hawaii Electric Light Co. Visitation 4-6 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 19) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral services/celebration of life at 6 p.m. Face masks and social distancing required. Oneroom Streaming Live: Event ID: dodoMortuary Password: SBEVGI. Cremation to follow. Survived by sons, Jason (Michelle) Agpalza of Virginia and Jeremy (Jennifer) Agpalza of Keaau; daughters, Rochelle (Keven) Lee of Las Vegas and Renee (Patrick) Lawrence of Honomu; sister, Alberta (Wayne) Babchuk of Las Vegas; nine grandchildren and one great-grandson; aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Gov. David Ige on Monday received a list of nominees from the state Judicial Selection Committee to fill a Third Circuit Court judgeship left vacant by the retirement of former Kona Circuit Judge Melvin Fujino. The nominees are:
I wrote about Big Islander Ocean Kanekoa and his passion for cooking. He and his sister, Jaydene, were featured on the first episode of Peacock’s ‘Top Chef Family Style’ on Sept. 9 and will continue weekly on Thursdays.