Quantcast

Thursday, August 21, 2014         

 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Flags to fly at half-staff Aug. 15 for ex-mayor Matayoshi

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED:



Gov. Neil Abercrombie has ordered that all U.S. and Hawaii state flags be flown at half-staff at state buildings on Aug. 15 in honor of the late Hawaii County Mayor Herbert Matayoshi.

Matayoshi, who was Hawaii island’s longest-serving mayor, from 1974 to 1984, died July 12 at age 82.

A proclamation issued by Abercrombie said Matayoshi was an advocate for infrastructure improvements and supporter of small businesses in the downtown Hilo area. Matayoshi was also instrumental in the creation of  social service programs such as the county’s Elderly Activities Division.






 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

IN OTHER NEWS
Breaking News
Blogs
Political Radar
Proceeding

The Green Leaf
Expanding a monument

Wassup Wit Dat!
Huh? – Follow Up

Political Radar
Spirit of Daniel Inouye

Small Talk
Lady bag

Political Radar
Six days

Political Radar
Thanks

Wassup Wit Dat!
Huh?