Annie Cabais, 84 passed away in San Jose, California on April 30,2011. She married her late husband, Albert, an American Air Force Officer from Honolulu, in England and moved to Hawaii several times in their lives. Annie developed and taught knitting at Sears Ala Moana for 15 years. She was a well liked and respected teacher and enjoyed lifelong friendships with her students, sometimes three generations of the same family in a class. A naturalized citizen of the USA, she and Albert were staunch Democrats and were involved in campaigns and conventions over the years. Annie retired from Sears in 1989 and maintained dual residency in the UK and USA. Residing primarily in UK, she reveled in her independence and volunteering spirit.In 2009 she received an award for 10 years of voluntary service for the Help The Aged Foundation. She is survived by daughters Maureen (MOE) Ayala (Arthur) of San Jose; Leilani Cabais; Grandson, Brandon Rathbone; GGS Reidon Rathbone, all of Kauai, Brothers, Sister, Cousins, nieces and nephews in UK. Services will be June 3,2011. Mass at St. Stephens Catholic Church-2747 Pali Hwy-at 10 am: Interment at the Punchbowl -2177 Puowaina Drive at 11:30 am.