Grammy winning acoustic guitar virtuoso Ed Gerhard makes his island debut with three Big Island concerts this weekend.
Arillia Ann Ching, 78, of Kailua-Kona died Jan 8 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Wichita County, Texas, she was a bookkeeper for Parker Ranch. Private services at a later date. Survived by sons, Leroy (Missy) Ching Jr. of Kailua-Kona and Eric (Rena) Ching of Captain Cook; daughter, Jennifer Ching-Lopez of New York; six grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
KEAAU — Patrick Mears is a clutch free throw shooter, and his late foul shooting rescued Keaau for a much-needed win against Kamehameha.
Because of the lapse in appropriations caused by the partial shutdown of the federal government, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists are unable to present public lectures as planned during Volcano Awareness Month.
Hilo High School Foundation Distinguished Alumni Awards will be awarded by foundation president Barry Taniguchi and vice president Allan Ikawa during the organization’s ninth annual Recognition Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 1, at Sangha Hall.