Tonga Auka Latu, 75, of Lahaina, passed away on December 10, 2012 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Tonga on January 23, 1937.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 125 West Kamehameha Avenue in Kahului.
Visitation will be held at the church again on Thursday, December 20, 2012 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. with services from 10 a.m. to 12 noon; burial will follow at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery at 12:30 p.m.
Mr. Latu formerly worked as a Tree Trimmer for ASO Tree Trimming Company.
He is survived by his wife, Ailini Latu; sons, Sifa, Senituli, Sione, and Konileti Latu; daughters, Lesieli Pepe, Etina Pahulu, and Ana Tupou; brothers, Senituli, Vena, Vaikona, and Laino Latu; sisters, Ana Uasilaa, Feavea Hafoka, and Kalati Makaafi; 19 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.
Online condolences may be made at: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com