Hawaii Island News 09/07/2019

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Investigation finds no data was stolen

An investigation into a recent data exposure of a vendor contracted by Hawaii P-20 reported that data used for college and career planning resources on the My Future Hawaii website did not reveal evidence that any data was stolen.

Obituaries for September 7

Sherrie Miyuki Hokomoto Berido, 50, of Hilo died Aug. 28 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was an invoice clerk for Hilo Walmart and former sales associate for Kona Walmart. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Memorial service at 6 p.m. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Hilton Berido of Hilo; son, Chance (Sharene) Berido of Waipahu, Oahu; daughters, Tiana (Colton) Wong and Kelcey (John) Figueroa of Hilo; mother, Pauline Hokomoto of Hilo; brother, Kevin Hokomoto of Hilo; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Study: Kilauea lava triggered massive algae bloom

In the midst of the destruction during last year’s lower East Rift Zone eruption of Kilauea volcano, scientists from the University of Hawaii and the University of Southern California observed how one of nature’s most devastating forces can also create and sustain life.

Police arrest 20 for DUI

During the week of Aug. 26-Sept. 1, Hawaii Island Police arrested 20 motorists for DUI. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident and two were younger than 21.

Kapela to run again for Kona, Ka‘u House seat

Jeanné Kapela, Miss Hawaii 2015, is running again for the state House of Representatives District 5 seat held by Rep. Richard Creagan.

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