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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 ...

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 ...

Hon. Frederica Filipe’s Princess Diaries: Coronation of King Tupou VI

As I go through my daily routine, I cannot help but share in the excitement as the day of Coronation quickly approaches. Villages buzz enthusiastically and homes are beautified for visitors to the Kingdom. There is ...

The King of Rudebwoy Music: A TWID Exclusive

With the fourth annual Island Reggae Festival just around the corner, TWID has chosen to sit with the man behind the music- the king of Rudebwoy Reggae- Danny Perez.   The Hawaiian grown, Samoan-Mexican infused businessman ...

The Kingdom Of Tonga’s Coronation Festival Kicks Off With Music Show

While we celebrate July 4th with brews, burgers and fireworks in honor of our American flag, another honorable celebration will be taking place across the Pacific in the majestic archipelago of the Kingdom of Tonga! The ...

Pacific Islander Violence Prevention Conference 2015: A Recap

  The Pacific Islander Violence Prevention Conference, hosted by the Pacific Conflict Resolution Center (San Mateo, Ca), held this past weekend at College of San Mateo could best be described as a continuum of conversation and ...

Our Ancestors Dreamt This: Pacific Islander Leaders of Tomorrow 2015

There’s an entire village behind us and a platform of shoulders we stand upon. To the hungry Pacific Islander student, the time you invest in learning about your culture and history this summer will take you ...

Checkers Rule Presents Climax Music Tour 2015

Checker’s Rule kicks off the Summer season with the hottest letter in the Urban Island alphabet right now; J for Sammy. This marks the Urban Island artist’s inaugural tour here in the states, where many of ...