We are kamaaina, born and raised in Hilo during the 1930s and 1940s. Bill, now living in Nevada, visited me here in Kona for the Christmas holidays and we traveled back on many old, sentimental journeys. One of the special ones was about his hike to the summit of Mauna Kea in 1945.
I just took my community survey put out by Rep. Nicole Lowen. The first part is multiple choice and then there’s an opportunity to submit additional comments in a blank space. You can say whatever you want (which I did) so please don’t attribute any of the following in any way to Rep Lowen, it’s all on me: