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Volcano Golf Course To Reopen


After a nearly two-year hiatus, the Volcano Golf Course will reopen on 31 March 2022.

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Accessed on 27 February 2022, 1353 UTC.

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Obituaries for February 27

Chiyono Kobayashi, 100, of Kealakekua died Feb. 8. Born in Hilo, she was the retired owner of the former Yamada Furniture Store in Kona, a member of Kainaliu Makai Kumi, former state Health Commissioner, former president of the Kona Business &Professional Women’s Club and a registered Republican. Drive-thru celebration of life 1-3 p.m. Sunday, March 27, at Club Rehab Mauka Clinic, 79-7422 Mamalahoa Hwy., site of the former Yamada Furniture Store. Private inurnment services will follow. Survived by son, Grant T. (Ryoko) Kobayashi of Kealakekua; daughters, Glenna (Charles) Bell of Kealakekua and Charlotte (Daniel) Graham of Honolulu; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Kona man killed in towing accident

A 58-year-old Honaunau man died after a two-vehicle collision Thursday on an unnamed side road off of the mauka side of Mamalahoa Highway, 0.1 mile south of the 106-mile marker in South Kona.

Coffee labeling bill moves forward

A bill that would set tighter limits on using Hawaii location names to sell coffee cleared its last state House committee Wednesday, sending it back for a vote on the full house floor before crossing over to the Senate for further consideration.

HCCC inmate accused of assaulting guard

A 23-year-old Hilo man has been charged with an assault on an adult corrections officer at Hawaii Community Correctional Center that resulted in the hospitalization of the victim, according to County Prosecutor Kelden Waltjen.

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