Mellissa Petro and Walter Sijalbo Baula are engaged to be married on Maui next April.
The bride-to-be, the daughter of Marc and Donna Petro of Kahului, is a registered nurse in the intensive care unit at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She graduated from Baldwin High School and received her associate degree in nursing from Maui Community College, which is now the University of Hawaii Maui College, and her bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Hawaii-Hilo.
The groom-to-be, the son of Amando and Loretta Baula of Kahului, is employed by the county Public Works Department and is a fisherman. He attended Baldwin High School.
Walter Baula and Mellissa Petro
The couple resides in Waikapu.