Daughters in crash recovering, but families upset driver with DUI history released

  • Taylor Campogan, left, and Kawena Haserot pose for a photo. The two 15-year-old girls remained hospitalized Tuesday following a crash Sunday afternoon that claimed the life of Campogan's mother, Cassandra "Cassie" Ellis. (Photo courtesy Laurel Haserot/Special to West Hawaii Today)
  • Cassandra “Cassie” Lynn Ellis. (Photo from Facebook/Special to West Hawaii Today)
  • Kawena Haserot. (Photo courtesy Laurel Haserot/Special to West Hawaii Today)
  • Taylor Campogan. (Photo from GoFundMe/Special to West Hawaii Today)
  • A roadside memorial for Cassandra “Cassie” Lynn Ellis is set up by the crash site on the mauka side of Queen Kaahumanu Highway on Monday morning. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Nicholas Abarcar. (Hawaii Police Department/Special to West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Two teenage girls seriously injured in Sunday afternoon’s crash that claimed the life of a mother of four continue to recuperate at an Oahu hospital.