Kuhio Highway section closed today

The Hawaii Department of Transportation announced the closure of Kuhio Highway to all traffic between the Waikoko and Wainiha checkpoints from 8:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today.

Kalawai hosting MLK baseball tournament

KALAHEO — There will be a lot of youth baseball taking place starting Saturday morning when the Kalawai Youth Baseball Club opens its Seventh Annual Martin Luther King Pinto Goodwill Tournament at Kalawai Park.

Obituaries for Thursday, January 17, 2019

• Dolores Dias • Toshie Fujita Matsunaga • Jean Marie Bartolo • Roberto Damo Badua • Fidel Baldonado • George Huddy Furtado • Dionis ‘Nicia’ Noniau Doronio0 Bernaldes McGihon • David Wayne Ibsen • Miyuki Maehata

‘Diamond’ delivery this weekend

Steve Kelly and the Cherry Cherry Band is returning to present the Neil Diamond experience this weekend for two concerts — Friday and Saturday — at the historic Waimea Theatre.

South Kona killer seeks parole again

The Hawaii Paroling Authority will take up this month another request for parole by a South Kona man convicted of killing his sister-in-law more than a decade ago.

More myth than fact

Here we are in early 2019 and once again, I am going to cover some health and fitness aspects that are more myth than fact.