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Accessed on 11 June 2019, 1505 UTC, Post 19023.

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Makali‘i arrives in Honolulu

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Island double-hulled voyaging canoe Makali‘i arrived Monday in Honolulu from Kawaihae, completing the first leg of a monthlong journey to the islands of Nihoa and Mokumanamana, which are more than 300 miles north of Kauai.

Obituaries for June 11

Mariano Sebastian Abadilla, 90, of Hilo died April 26 at home. Born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a vegetable and rice farmer and member of New Hope Filipino Ministry. Visitation 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 9:30 a.m. Burial noon at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Aurora Abadilla of the Philippines; son, Samuel (Delia) Abadilla of Oahu; daughters, Esmeralda “Aida” (Ronald) Miyazaki, Evelyn (Julian) Agub, Imelda (George) Vinluan, Celia (Edwin) Ballesteros, Rosalie Abadilla, Filmar (Richard) Yambao and Grace (William) Lagura of Hilo; 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Hawaii budget includes $13M for Waikiki Beach restoration

HONOLULU (AP) — The state budget passed by the Hawaii Legislature includes funding for repairs at Waikiki Beach, officials said.


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