March 9, 2013
Benjamin Alaelua Canonigo, 48, of Kailua-Kona, a security officer at Hawaii County Police Department’s Kona Police Station cellblock and former cook at Alex Drive In, Michael’s Drive In and Violet’s Grill, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Kaleo Alves-Bulawan; brothers Richard and Patrick; sisters Theresa Herbert and Therrianne Canonigo; siblings Va‘a, Saga and Leilani Alaelua; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kona Life Church, 75-5699 Alii Drive, above Scandinavian Shave Ice in Kailua-Kona. Services: 11 a.m. Luncheon and fellowship to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.