Dec. 11, 2012
Barbara Haliaka Dela Cruz, 77, of Honolulu, a Royal Hawaiian Hotel hospitality employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Esmael; sons Dexter, Clyde, Derek and Steffen; daughters Laverne Adams and Norine Dikilato; brother Michael Kealoha; sister Mary Schoel; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 4 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.