Jan. 5, 2011
The Rev. Punefu Willie “Papa” Siania, 83, of Waipahu, a pastor, educator and entrepreneur, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Pava’ia’i, American Samoa. He is survived by sons Toetu T.F. Solaita and Leopeni A., Christian P. and Tofigatele G.B. Siania; daughters Musuai M. Siania, Soia M. Pa’u’ulu and Feagaimaleata D.L. Siania-Epenesa; hanai sons Arnel Bautista, Elton Bahrens, Tanielu Solaita Jr. and Joseph, Christian and Amo Solaita; hanai daughters Tammy Hara, Akesa Ah-Yen and Monotaga Levi; 29 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.