Obituaries for January 19

Rosalia “Rose” Batalla Barcelona, 85, of Hilo died Jan. 11 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pangasinan, Philippines, she was retired from Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp., and a member of World Mission Center-Hilo. Visitation 9-11 Thursday, Jan. 27, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Limited seating; casual attire. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by sons, Bobby (MaryAnne) Barcelona of Honolulu and Ferdinand “Fred” Barcelona of Portland, Ore.; daughter, Minda Barcelona of Hilo; brother, Marcial (Tessie) Batalla of Ewa Beach, Oahu; sisters, Marcing “Juana” Verona of Ewa Beach, Oahu, Esperanza “Pacing” Oliveros of Pearl City, Oahu, Erlinda (Milian) Julian of Ewa Beach, Dionicia Basilio of Las Vegas, Gemina Soria of Ewa Beach, Basilia Sarceda and Juliana Felipe of the Philippines; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Let’s Talk Food: Vegan cookbooks

Chef Lillian Cumic has been creating plant-based recipes for over 20 years. She is a vegan chef and cooking instructor from Sydney, Australia, and lived in Sendai, Japan, for 30 years, working in the food industry and refining her love of vegan cooking.

Obituaries for January 18

Kowashi “Robert” Nakagawa, 97, of Honokaa died Dec. 15 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Kaapahu, he was a retired field serviceman for the former Hamakua Sugar Co. and member of Honokaa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Kyodan. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by sons, Wayne (Janice) Nakagawa and Ivan (Joyce) Nakagawa of Hilo; daughter, Gayle (Glenn) Daimaru of Honokaa; brothers, Toshiyuki Nakagawa of Honokaa and Yoshiharu Nakagawa of California; sister-in-law, Amy Otsu of California; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Obituaries for January 17

Richard “Dick” Lee Dresie, 84, of Kailua-Kona died Jan. 1 at Hospice of Kona’s Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born in Hutchison, Kan., he was a retired salesman and department store decorator for Valley Decorating Company in California, holiday decorations planner for Ala Moana and Pearlridge shopping centers, various Oahu banks and other businesses on all Hawaiian Islands, freelance writer for West Hawaii Today and author of the book “Let’s Go Shore Dive’n’,” Kona Aloha Patrol organizer and U.S. Navy veteran. Services at a later date. Survived by wife, Phyllis Dresie of Kailua-Kona; sons, David Young of Boynton Beach, Fla., Francis (Julie) Linnehan of Chelmsford, Mass., Mark Dresie of Telluride, Colo., amd Lee (Linda) Dresie of Los Angeles.; daughter, Stephanie Dresie of Eugene, Ore.; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Volcano Watch: HVO erupts with gratitude for University of Hawaii partners

The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory is made up of experts with a wide variety of specializations. Seismologists, geodesists, geochemists, geologists, technicians, and support staff all work together to accomplish the same mission: to monitor, research, and assess hazards related to volcanoes and earthquakes in Hawaii.

Obituaries for January 16

Patrick Gary Enos Jr., 28, of Hilo died Dec. 20 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was a tree climber for Pacific Tech Tree Experts. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 22) at Glad Tidings Church, 116 Kapiolani St. in Hilo. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire; face masks and social distancing required. Survived by children, Rahmia Costa, Patrick Gary Enos III, Eva Angelina Enos and Camila Mae Enos of Mountain View; parents Patrick Sr. and Tina Enos of Hilo; hanai mother, Lee Ann Carvalho of Hilo; siblings, Patty (Hollind) Paiva of Puna, Pat Garrett (Sophia Roberts) Enos, Patricia (Kanealii) Aguiar and Laticia Solomon of Hilo, Joycelyn Mattos, Janet Mattos and Justina Mattos of Honokaa; hanai siblings, John Carvalho Jr., Elena (Malcolm) Medeiros and Tiffany (Tyrone) Ferreira of Hilo; nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.