HEPA offers 3 college scholarships totaling $9,000

The Hawaii Emergency Physicians Associated Inc., the physicians who staff the emergency room at Hilo Medical Center and Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua in Honokaa, is offering two $3,000 college scholarships to students in Hilo and one $3,000 college scholarship to students in Honokaa.


A floral affair

KAILUA-KONA — There was something for everyone at the Kona Orchid Society’s Annual Show and Sale on May 10-11.

Obituaries for May 23

Robert Bradford Paddock, 96, of Kailua-Kona died April 14 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Springfield, Mass., he was Texaco consignee for the Big Island, member of Keauhou Yacht Club, The Club water aerobics and U.S. Navy veteran. Military honors 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Keauhou boat ramp followed by departure on Fairwind for scattering of ashes. Casual attire; flowers welcome. For more information, call Lori at 989-2001. Survived by daughters, Lori Paddock of Kailua-Kona and Caryn Nelson of Oregon; six grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Helping make keiki’s dreams come true

Created in 1985 by Hawaii Fire Department personnel, the mission of the nonprofit A Dream Come True is to fulfill dreams of the Big Island’s terminally and seriously ill children between the ages of 4 and 17.