Honoring Filipino veteran Sixto Tabay

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island file

    Sixto Tabay, the sole Kaua‘i Filipino soldier remaining after serving in WWII, is at ease against the backdrop of American flags lining the avenue leading to the Kauai Veterans Cemetery during the 2018 Memorial Day observance presented by the Kaua‘i Veterans Council.

LIHU‘E — Kaua‘i’s last surviving Filipino World War II veteran, Sixto Tabay, 95, has been in the intensive-care unit at Wilcox Medical Center in Lihu‘e since Monday, and his ‘ohana wishes to honor him on Veterans Day by sharing his story with The Garden Island.