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Hon. Frederica Filipe: Our Beloved Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata’aho

It is in heartache that I turn to writing as a form of healing; as I had done when I started the Princess Diaries series. However, this time, the heartache is more severe. Our grandmother, who ...

Hon. Frederica Filipe: Sweet Memories Of My Grandparents

The jewel of my memories of our grandparents, their late majesties King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV and Queen Halaevalu Mata’aho, is the spectacularly normal display of love shared by two extraordinary people held to majesty by their ...

Disney’s Moana Review: WE ARE MOANA

Through one humble act, a single person embodied the Tongan ideals upon which our Pacific societies are built; love, humility, respect, and duty. That single instance inspired pride within generations of Tongans while making waves in ...

WHAT COLLEGES WILL RANK TOP ON MAY 1ST DECISION DAY

#DecisionDay is upon us. For most high school seniors and junior college transfers, May 1st marks the deadline to select a college in which they will declare their major and hopefully graduate from in five years ...

Fighting Multiple Sclerosis with Victoria Moala

Life may have the agency to erode the utopian image we envision for ourselves during our time here on earth but the Creator of it has the willingness to grant those who believe, a spirit of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

22nd Annual Tahiti Fete To Continue Cultural Celebration

The 22nd Annual Tahiti Fete makes way unto the village of San Jose this weekend to continue the July-filled season of celebrating South Pacific culture. With the monumental success of the 4th Annual Island Reggae Festival ...