Nov. 3, 2013
Benjamin Acosta “Hamin” Dela Cruz, 64, of Waimea, Hawaii, a former Hirako Farms farmhand, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by mother Margarita, brothers Alfredo and Jeff, and sisters Clarisa Honda, Delia Gaspar, Lucia Gullaba and Chita Arai. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.