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Football Heirlooms: A Pacific Islander Legacy in the NFL

Sony Pictures Entertainment Studios released the film, Concussion, to reveal some truth behind America’s favorite sport. The movie is anchored by Dr. Bennet Omalu’s (Will Smith) troubled discovery of a neurological deterioration which later was coined, chronic ...

Mike Iupati Named Inaugural Polynesian Pro Football Player of the Year

You may recall the names Jesse Sapolu and Ma’a Tanuvasa as familiar jersey holders of the National Football League. Sapolu, a top-pick from University of Hawai’i Manoa, spent most of his NFL career in the red ...

FREE COLLEGE TUITION TO PASIFIKA STUDENTS: APPLY NOW!

There is no question that a top issue concerning young people nowadays is the cost of higher education. In America, the average student debt reaches close to $30,000 in loans which, given the average lifetime and ...

Teisa Sekona to Join Criminal Minds TV Cast

Hotch. Morgan. Reid. Penelope. JJ. For any Criminal Minds fanatic, these names are easily recognized as the heroic team of crime fighters that which you’ve binged the first nine seasons of on Netflix. Since the pilot ...

Lights, Camera, Aussie: 2015 Pasifika Film Festival

The Pasifika Film Fest took place over the weekend at Fox Studios in Sydney, Australia.  This year’s theme “Make Your Own History” seemed fitting for the showcase of short films and documentaries that uncovered stories of ...

What to Remember on National Tonga Day

As the world prepared for a new millennium throughout the year 1999, much debate and inquisition centered around the thought of time and space. World leaders deliberated over what time zone their respective nations would follow, ...

Hon. Frederica Filipe’s Leads Tonga’s Breast Cancer Society

The Tonga Breast Cancer Society was established in 2007, with the steadfast mission for promoting breast cancer awareness to all people in the Kingdom of Tonga. Since its inception, the TBCS has achieved the goal of ...

Fiji Fashion Invades LA Fashion Week

For the first time ever, Fiji Fashion Week is sending 12 of their most prominent designers to feature in a special segment in partnership with LA Fashion Week. The Fiji Designers Resort Wear Theme will be ...

HAYNE WHO? FROM NRL TO NFL

What’s it like to be under the microscope of every ESPN-viewer? Let’s admit it ‘Merica, we’ve all been watching intensely on former rugby player Jarryd Hayne and his effortless transition into the National Football League. Of ...

2015 Vibez Fest to Close Summer Musical Showdown!

The rage behind this season’s calendar of music festivals and concerts has placed island reggae on a new tier of exposure and demand. From Sammy J’s debut U.S tour, the Climax Tour, to the fourth annual ...