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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 ...

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 ...