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Comment: Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, based in Hilo, Hawaii. View expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
NEW YORK — U.S. military officials say the remains of a New York sailor killed in the Pearl Harbor attack 77 years ago were identified.
During a hearing Tuesday, a former vice chairman of the state Real Estate Commission pleaded no contest to theft after being charged last year with embezzling more than $200,000 from clients.
The farm bill passed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday included several considerations for Hawaii farmers.
KOHALA COAST — Governors from throughout the West on Tuesday came together for a talk about biosecurity, as well as the potential for interstate collaboration on preventing and combating invasive species.
Andrew Boniface Afong, 76, of Kona died Nov. 6 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was a greeter at Makalapua Cinemas. Celebration of life 10 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 15) at South Kona Assembly of God. Potluck to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by wife, Elizabeth “Sharon” Afong; sons, Walter Afong and Darren Afong of Kailua-Kona; daughters, Jamie Montano of Arizona and Tammy Afong of Kailua-Kona; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.