July 8, 2011
John “Isopo” Tuia Sr., 74, of Mililani, a retired machinist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vailoa, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Laine, sons John Tuia Jr. and Talaiafi Tuilefano, daughter Veta Tuilefano, sister Tui Tuitama and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Samoa-Tokelau Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1128 Banyan St., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome.