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Hon. Frederica Tuita Filipe: The Lord and The Ass

In light of the Easter holiday there is one story shared that has resonated with me and has, interestingly enough, been applicable to past experiences and recent developments taking place within our Kingdom. If you aren’t ...

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 ...

Walt Disney’s Moana: The Ocean Is Calling

Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, Constancy; the elements of Walt Disney’s magic that brings dreams to life in vibrant colors. The greatest of these is Confidence; the core from which Moana the heroine emerges onto the big screen ...

Catch ‘Em All: PokemonGo 101

For most millennials, binge-watching was birthed from television shows like Pokemon. We joined the journey of Ash Brock and Misty as they set forth on a mission to catch Pokemon balls and become the greatest Pokemon ...

HON. FREDERICA FILIPE: PEDIGREE PRECEDES PRIVILEGE

In the case of my grandmother, Her Majesty the Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata’aho, her pedigree precedes her privilege. Hailing from an ancestral bloodline that set forth a South Pacific nation, it is essential to embrace the ...

TEAM USU: RED BULL CAN YOU MAKE IT CHALLENGE

This year RedBull’s Can You Make It Challenge has every college campus in the world buzz-in’. 126 university teams from across the world have been selected to take on this challenge. This contest is a mini ...

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN MOTHER: HALAEVALU MATA’AHO

There’s an old Tongan proverb; “Tā sino’i vai”, that translates into, “the impact of a body of water” which describes the ongoing ebb and flow of water and the impact it has on its surrounding environment. ...

Samoan Actor to Lead in Award-Winning Broadway Musical

Disney’s global blockbuster, The Lion King, has tallied an impressive 6.2 billions dollars in gross net worth since its historical 1997 premiere. For any child, watching the Lion King for the first time is easily comparable ...