Nemasia "Asia" Therese Cadiente-Nelson, of Juneau, and Barry James Moala, of Los Angeles, will marry at 5 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Canton House, followed by the reception.
Sound off on the important issues at
The bride is the daughter of Norval and Barbara Cadiente-Nelson. She is a PITAAS student at the University of Alaska Southeast, pursuing a master's degree in secondary education.
The groom is the son of Siupeli Moala, of Los Angeles, and Ofa Moala, of Sacramento, Calif. He is a student at the University of Alaska Southeast, pursuing a master's degree in business.
The bride's great grandfather, Rev. Walter Soboleff Sr., will officiate; the groom's grandmother, Kelela Finau, will bestow a Tongan blessing. The bride's father, Norval Nelson Jr.; godfather, Clarence "Butch" Laiti; and uncle, Darrell T. Brown, will give her hand in marriage.
The matrons of honor will be Norene Cadiente-Nelson, Sabrina Manacio, Rebecca Bernier, Amanda Behrends, Maria Taug, Nicole Binkley, Corinna Fekl, Priscilla Finau and Christina Bailey.
The groomsmen will be Mark Moala, Tim Moala, Siupeli Moala, William Bailey, Tama Maefau, Nicholas Nelson, Eddie Estrada and George Fifita. Dominique Brinson, Gregory Chilton, Alicia Mack and Alyssa Blattner were the ushers.
The flower girls will be Miquelle Brinson, Crystal Moala and Sieni Maefau. The ring bearers will be Isaiah Andres Nelson and Tama "Baby Tama" Maefau.
The couple will honeymoon in California during winter break and reside in Juneau until they complete their academic endeavors.
Juneau Empire ©2014. All Rights Reserved.