Maloni Mafi Taukeiaho was born May 8, 1963 in Kanokupolu, Tonga and returned to His Father in Heaven and reunited with his beloved daughter ‘Atelaite Leleahua Kauhealani Taukeiaho on May 16, 2020 at the age of 57. Maloni is survived by his wife Mele Vea Taukeiaho and his three sons, Maloni Brandon Taukeiaho Jr., Poasi Kingston Taukeiaho, and Lavaka Mofotofili Ngaseata Wilson Taukeiaho. He is also survived by his daughter-in-law, Natosha Lynn Wildman Taukeiaho and his beloved granddaughters, Aiena Mele Vea and Adelaide Leleahua Kenya D \r\n\r\nMaloni man that loved to work and loved to serve others. He believed that hard work was essential to success and that service was how we show our love for God. Maloni was able to connect with anyone. Young people wanted to be around him and older generations appreciated his love for them. He was a builder of homes for the homeless and rider for abuse and disability awareness. He was a natural born leader whether it was on the rugby field or in his church callings. Maloni knew how to perceive others as equals and his love was genuine and real. \r\n\r\nHis faith in God was unwavering and the truest form of it. He served a full time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Malapo and Kuvai, Tonga. He then served an extended mission in Apia, Samoa. He then met and married the love of his life, Mele Vea Angilau in Laie, Hawaii where they were sealed for all time and eternity in 1987. They lost their firstborn daughter Atelaite Leleahua Kauhealani to birth complications. \r\n\r\nMaloni loved his family and did everything he could to support his wife through her education. He cherished every moment he had with his wife. Through the ups and the downs, they held each other in highest esteem and cared for one another dearly. Maloni treated his wife like a queen. He loved watching his sons play sports, enjoyed fishing, shooting, boating and camping with his sons. Maloni spent his time showing the values of hard work to his sons and his family. His family loved him and all his siblings knew that they could rely on him for anything. Whether it was pouring concrete or building a house, Maloni could do it and make it look easy. \r\n\r\nMaloni’s heart and soul were his children and granddaughters. He made sure that time was always set apart to spend with them. He made sure that each child was loved and that all his attention was given to them. He put all his love and energy into making them happy. He was also quick to remind his posterity the importance of Jesus Christ and His sacrifice. Maloni loved and gave everything that he was to all who knew him. He served his family and friends with all his might, mind, and strength. Maloni Mafi Taukeiaho had another calling to love and serve his loved ones and others on the other side, which he will fulfill and do with a smile.