March 29, 2012
Juan “Safea” Bustamante, 58, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a state Department of Public Safety adult corrections officer and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Utulei, American Samoa. He is survived by companion Fredrene “Rena” Caminos; daughter Leiloa; stepsons Kapela and Kekoa Mauai; stepdaughter Kau‘ilani Caminos; hanai son Safea Mauai; mother Leiloa Siatanu‘u; stepfather Fagaese Siatanu‘u; hanai mother Fagalima Kealoha; brothers Usoali‘i, Laupepa and Leonard Siatunu‘u, Samu Taumanupepe, Pastor Lono Kealoha and Samuel Kanakanui; sisters Analisi Kiehhoefer, Teresita Lolesio, Nana Mamona, Valasi Sega, Kopa Semeatu, Pamamao Luafau, May Matthews, Mary Tamale, Paeuli Siatunu‘u, Lusia Poumele, Saiselu Walker, To‘afa Heder and Charlotte Hee; hanai brother Ronald Kanakanui; and hanai sister Vernette Dean. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire.