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Puna man sues feds for medical pot

A 46-year-old Mountain View man on federal probation for marijuana distribution is suing the U.S. District Court Probation Office and three probation officers in an effort to gain access to medical marijuana or Marinol.

Juror questionnaires coming

Starting Aug. 4, approximately 70,000 juror questionnaires will be mailed to Big Island residents. The questionnaires are used to help select potential jurors who may be eligible to serve on a jury in 2015.

Obituaries for July 29

Regina “Gina” Marie Callo Ebanies, 58, of Hilo died July 5 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a retired supervisor for Waiakea Elementary School Cafeteria and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Visitation 8-10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Mass at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Burial at 11 a.m. at Alae Cemetery. Survived by daughters, Tabitha (Angel) Ortega of Temple, Texas, Shannon Ebanies of Honolulu, Cherly (John Salas, Jr.) Ebanies of San Antonio and Renee Ebanies of Hilo; son, Travis (Jazarei Murphy) Ebanies of Hilo; parents, Ambrosio and Rose Marie Callo of Hilo; sisters, Lourdette “Ludy” (James) Ontiveros of Waimea and Rochelle (Guy) Masutani of Hawaii Kai, Oahu; brothers, Gerard (Toni Ann Quitoriano) Callo of Hilo and Gregory (Jonette) Callo of Honolulu; 10 grandchildren; three aunts; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.