Hawaii Island News, 06 August 2018

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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.

County readies for Hector

The county, on emergency status since the lower East Rift Zone eruption started in May, is gearing up for a possible lashing from Hurricane Hector.

Obituaries for August 6

Sandra Chiyo Baijo, 58, of Waimea died June 25 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she was a server at the Moana Surfrider Hotel in Waikiki. Visitation noon-1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at Mana Christian Ohana Church in Waimea. Celebration of life service 1-2 p.m. Lunch to follow. Casual attire; lei and loose flowers welcome. Survived by children, Courtney (Napo) Horn, Samantha (Arturo) Martinez, Jasmine (Dustin) Miller, Johana (Alan) Baijo and Jonathan (Rose) Baijo; sister, Toni (Carroll) Hall; brothers, Kerry Jordan, Bryan Jordan and Shannon (Ai) Jordan; nine grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

A hero’s final farewell

More than a thousand people, including police officers and first responders from across Hawaii and beyond, paid their final respects Saturday to fallen Hawaii Police Department Officer Bronson Kaliloa.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts