Sept. 5, 2015
Edwina Faith Samante, 53, of Ewa Beach, a former state Department of Education employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Dennis; sons James Acol and Jonathan and Jerome Samante; daughters Janelle Samante, Jasmyn Pastoral and Juliette Akiona; mother Juanita Respicio; brother Randy Respicio; sisters Renee Konen and Veronica Lata; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.