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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.
The state and county are looking at the possibility of building a bypass route or routes as the condition of Highway 11 near Volcano village and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park deteriorates because of near-constant seismic activity at the summit of Kilauea volcano.
The state Department of Transportation’s Airports Division later this month will hold a public information meeting regarding commercial helicopter flights over residential areas, the DOT announced Wednesday.
HONOLULU — The U.S. military is beginning the painstaking process of analyzing remains from the Korean War now that they are back on American soil after having been handed over by North Korea last week.
Mayor Harry Kim briefed emergency workers at Hawaii County Civil Defense headquarters in Hilo, less than 24 hours after having a heart defibrillator implanted in an outpatient procedure at Hilo Medical Center.
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.