25th annual Kona Brewers Festival to go on despite virus fears

  • Dave Worsham, left, and Paul Gleed toast at the 22nd annual Kona Brewers Festival at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

Despite a spate of canceled events throughout the state as COVID-19 fears escalate, festivities on the Big Island are forging ahead.