Aug. 10, 2012
Mele Tangikina Manuolevao, 73, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by husband Samiuela; sons Sione, Feleti and Talanoa; daughters Enilose and Meliame P.N. Vea, and Latai L.F. Kanatea; mother Pelenaise L.V. Fotu; brothers Tevita, Hale and Sione Vakalahi; sisters Ana Manuolevao and Meliame Palu; 33 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Mormon section. Casual attire.