Cary Miles Barreto, 57, of Paauilo died Dec. 8 in Honolulu. Born in Long Beach, Calif. he was a fire equipment operator at Keahole International Airport in Kona. Memorial service 1 p.m. Friday at Kona Airport Fire Station. Survived by sisters, Julie Barreto and Ramona Cutri. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
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Hilo’s Church of the Holy Apostles will be hosting the bell choir from the Church of the Holy Cross at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at 1407 Kapiolani St. in Hilo. The bell choir will do three numbers during Church of the Holy Apostles’ Eucharist service.
Kilauea Drama & Entertainment Network is hosting auditions for the musical comedy, “Once Upon A Mattress.”
By JOHN BURNETT
By Christopher Lawrence
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The County of Hawaii is hosting the third annual “Magic Of The Season” holiday open house through Dec. 20 at the Hawaii County Building, 25 Aupuni St. in Hilo. Festivities will run 5:30-8 p.m. nightly with free entertainment, activities and refreshments. County volunteers decorated dozens of trees and lit up the building. The public is invited to view the decorations daily starting at 7:45 a.m. For more information, contact the office of Mayor Billy Kenoi at 961-8211.
Police determined a report of a gun threat Monday at the University of Hawaii at Hilo was unfounded.
By AUDREY McAVOY
HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu driver suspected of striking and killing a college student in a crosswalk two years ago was charged with fleeing the scene of a fatal accident.
HONOLULU (AP) — The director of the University of Hawaii Cancer Center is under fire from current and former faculty members for what they said is mismanagement and retaliation against employees.
HONOLULU (AP) — The manager of the veterans cemetery at Pearl Harbor said staff members are enforcing rules that limit the decoration of graves to cut flowers and wreaths.
By ANDREW TAYLOR
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — He’s known for coloring outside the lines in the staid U.S. Senate. Now, children large and small can color in U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The rapidly melting in the Arctic eased up this year. But the government said global warming is still dramatically altering the top of the world, reducing the number of reindeer and shrinking snow and ice, while increasing certain fish and extending the growing season.