March 11, 2016
Sanitoa Te'e Masaniai, also known as "Sonny" and "Chief Lealafisa," 73, of Honolulu, a retired Marine master gunnery sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vatia, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Faalelelei "Lei"; sons Shaun D. and Shane D.; daughter Robin Y. Molina; brothers Danny T., Te'e, Pili, Tony and Tagai F.; sisters Maria Pa'u, To'aiva Bryce, Louisa Gibbs and Eveline Mikaele; hanai brothers Sefo Suafai and Falaniko, Emani and Larry Masaniai; hanai sisters Fa'aliliu, Daisy Tauvela and Maota Masaniai; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. March 23 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. March 24 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased