Fiapoto Galu Fonoti Jr.

January 22, 1966August 16, 2021
Obituary of Fiapoto Galu Fonoti Jr.
Fiapoto Galu Fonoti, Jr., 55, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away Monday, August 16, 2021. Fiapoto Galu Fonoti, Jr. or ‘Junior’ as he was fondly remembered by was born on January 22, 1966, in Honolulu, Hawaii to Fiapoto Galu Fonoti, Sr. & Aoina Fonoti. He graduated from Saint Louis School in 1984 where he was a stand-out linebacker on the football team and was often highlighted in the Sports section of the Honolulu Advertiser and Star Bulletin. Following his successful high school career, he attended Santa Rosa Junior College on a football scholarship. Junior was an all-around loveable person who lived life to its fullest. He was a Matson Crane Operator/McCabe Longshoreman for over 31 years. He was passionate and proactive in helping his children and grandchildren through their sports, school activities and community events. He enjoyed traveling, softball, wrestling, and football games. Junior’s faith and daily walk with the Lord was evident by his commitment and servitude as a member of Ewa Beach Assembly of God. Junior is survived by his love, Donna Makua, his precious children, Sharee (Talimanu) McBraun, Noah (Tito Ioane) Fonoti, Isaiah (Megan Manley) Fonoti, Kelaiah Fonoti, Manaia Fonoti, Ma’a Fonoti and his beautiful grandchildren, Matai McBraun (Sharee), Zion Fonoti (Isaiah), Neriah and Arieta Fonoti (Kelaiah); his mother, Aoina Fonoti, brothers, Benjamin (Briana) Fonoti and Tama’aiga (Raychelle) Fonoti; sisters Madeleine (Faresa) Tali, Carolyn Takemoto, and Christine (Tennyson) Liu. He was preceded in death by his father, Fiapoto Galu Fonoti, Sr.

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  • Deary: Donna Makua

    Children: Sharee (Talimanu) McBraun, Daughter
    Noah (Tito Ioane) Fonoti, Son
    Isaiah (Megan Manley) Fonoti, Son
    Kelaiah Fonoti, Son
    Manaia Fonoti, Daughter
    Ma’a Fonoti, Son

    Grandchildren: Matai McBraun (Sharee)
    Zion Nahale-Fonoti (Isaiah)
    Grandchild #5 expected December 2021 (Isaiah)
    Neriah Seau-Fonoti (Kelaiah)
    Arieta Fonoti (Kelaiah)

    Parents: Fiapoto Galu Fonoti, Sr. (Father – deceased)
    Aoina Fonoti (Mother)

    Siblings: Madeleine (Faresa) Tali, Sister
    Benjamin (Briana) Fonoti, Brother
    Carolyn Fonoti, Sister
    Christine (Tennyson) Liu, Sister
    Tama’aiga (Raychelle) Fonoti, Brother/Nephew


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