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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii. Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Louise Byron Isherwood, 78, of Hilo died July 20 at home. Born in Milton, La., she was a retired public school English teacher, member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Tuesday (Aug. 7) at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha or business attire; no flowers. Memorial donations to Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Lyman Museum or charity of choice. Survived by husband, Myron Isherwood Jr. of Hilo; daughters, Pamela (George) Kruse of Kalaheo, Kauai, Kathleen (Glenn Ohashi) Isherwood of Hilo, Gaylen “Lani” (Ernie Costa Jr.) Isherwood of Waikele, Oahu, Gwendolyn (Pao-Chi Hwang) Isherwood of Honolulu and Francene (Ken) Depew of Ewa Beach, Oahu; brothers, Patrick Byron of Mississippi and John (Belle) Byron of Texas; sister, Mary (James) Eubank of Louisiana; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
East Hawaii Independent Physicians Association hired Dr. Scott Kronlund to be its first full-time chief medical director.
KEALAKEKUA — A teen accused of sexual assault remains in police custody and is being detained without bail after violating terms of his initial release from jail in February.
— Some you’ve heard of, some will surprise you.
A bill that increases penalties for those who assault health care workers was signed into law by Gov. David Ige.
A minor ocean entry of lava near Pohoiki appeared Tuesday to accompany the wider lava ocean entry, centered at the site of the former Ahalanui Park.
Hawaii Island residents can receive rebates on energy-efficient air purifiers and some air conditioners starting today.
Although total visitor spending on the Big Island this year to date remains higher than 2017, spending and visitors to the island declined in June.
Police announced scheduling changes for Saturday’s services for fallen Officer Bronson Kaimana Kaliloa, who was shot and killed in the line of duty on July 17.
WASHINGTON — When North Korea handed over 55 boxes of bones that it said are remains of American war dead, it provided a single military dog tag but no other information that could help U.S. forensics experts determine their individual identities, a U.S. defense official said Tuesday.
HONOLULU — Jessica Tilton wanted to see lava flowing into the ocean off Hawaii’s Big Island but thought her sightseeing boat got too close to the explosive phenomenon.