Feb. 23, 2012
Emanuelu Tagaloa, 59, of Ewa Beach, a retired Air Force sergeant and U.S. Postal Service mail clerk, died at home. He was born in Asili, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Fugalele; sons Emanuelu Jr., Mark, Peter and Reuben Tagaloa, Peter Petersen and Wyatt Tau; daughters Nia Petersen, Monalisa Tupua, Eyshabela and Sandee Tagaloa, and Taei Matautia; brothers Samuelu I, Vai, Talitiga, Valasi, Mola and Samuelu II; sisters Margaret, Eseta and Salilo; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Kanana Fou Congregational Christian Church, Kunia. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.