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Tevita Mafi Tovi

September 9, 1938 ~ April 19, 2022 (age 83)



Tevita Mafi Tovi, 83, of Lihue passed away at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on April 19, 2022.  He was born in Kapa, Tonga on September 9, 1938.  He was a skilled Mason.

Preceded in death by his mom Meleane Tovi; dad Vili Kata Kulii; daughter Leslie Shitake; brothers Makeatle Kulii and Tesemoni Kulii and stepson Keith Asuncion. 

Tevita is survived by his wife, Collette Puamelia Lanning Tovi; sisters Lavinia Kata of Tonga, Sila Kata of New Zealand and Lata Hala Holo of San Francisco; brother Inoke Kata of New Zealand; stepchildren Khristafo Solunga; Wayne (Theresa) Asuncion of Kapaa, Crystel (Randy) Chong Tim of Nevada, Clayton Asuncion of Lihue; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Viewing and services will be held on Saturday, 5/21/22 at Lihue Methodist Church.  Viewing will take place from 7am – 10am.  Services will start at 10am – noon.  Burial to follow at Keapana Public Cemetery.

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May 21, 2022

7:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Lihue Methodist Church

Memorial Service
May 21, 2022

10:00 AM
Lihue Methodist Church

May 21, 2022

12:30 PM
Keapana Public Cemetery
Hauaala Road
Kapaa, HI 96746

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