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“We have skin in the game:  Hilo Harbor land acquisition plans questioned by community, businesses.”

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Obituaries for July 7

Orion Clarke Akers, 52, of Kurtistown died June 18. Born in England, he was a pastor at Living Way Church, Maui, and Kealaola Hilo Outreach. Services held July 1 at Living Way Church, Maui. Survived by spouse, Raedene Ackers; sons, Marcus K. Kamalii, Lawrence Kealoha Makaena, Armen Boaz, Mason H. Ackers and Manu P. Ackers; daughters, Kaitlyn Costa-Dizon and Greysie Nobriga; parents, Janet Ackers and Philip Clarke Kaufman; grandparents, Jules Aaron Kaufman, Mary Claire Sullivan, Albert Ackers and Mary Florence Cosby Ackers; brothers- and sisters-in-law; two grandchildren; aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Keaau man convicted of sexually assaulting minor

A 42-year-old Keaau man was found guilty in Hilo Circuit Court last week of sexually assaulting a then-minor girl five years ago on the campus of the Hawaii Youth Challenge Academy in Hilo.

Holualoa School refurbished for upcoming year

Holualoa Elementary students and staff will be starting the new school year with refreshed learning spaces following extensive renovation work over the summer break to address campus-wide environmental concerns.

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