Hawaii Island News 07/09/2019

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Police chase suspect apprehended

A 23-year-old Hilo man sought by police after leading them on a chase June 30 that included driving on the wrong side of a divided highway has been arrested.

Obituaries for July 9

Elemelec “Eley” “Melec” Erorita Aguinaldo, 80, of Papaikou died June 26 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a retired vegetable farmer and member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 8-9:30 a.m. July 12 (Friday) at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Maura Aguinaldo of Papaikou; sons, Jerry (Belen) Aguinaldo and Nixon (Imelda) Aguinaldo of Waipahu, Oahu, Emilio (Milagros) Aguinaldo and Joy (Lewelyn) Aguinaldo of Papaikou, Zaldy (Grace) Aguinaldo of Virginia; daughters, Marilou (Ben) De Vera of Ewa Beach, Oahu, Elenita (Noel) Julian of Pepeekeo and Maydanell (Charles) Lim of Missouri; sister, Noemi (Fidel) Cadavona of Kalihi, Oahu; 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Police seek missing teen

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 17-year-old runaway last seen July 4 on the Hilo Bayfront.

New police rigs ready to roll

KAILUA-KONA — New marked police SUVs are hitting Big Island streets, the first additions to the Hawaii Police Department’s fleet in over a decade.


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