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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 ...

Tongan Winner Diamond Langi Passes her Miss Face of Beauty International Crown This Weekend

The beautiful Diamond Langi set out for Taiwan this week to crown the 2014 winner of the Miss Face of Beauty International contest. Langi, who was the winner for 2013, beat out 38 other contestants for ...

Exclusive Interview with Samoan Tennis Player Steffi Carruthers

Polynesian athletes are coming a long way from just playing football. Aside from throwing the pigskin, we have seen Polynesian athletes excel in baseball as well but now we’re seeing a definite game changer stepping onto ...

MENA Mixes Contemporary Style with Samoan Fashion

When you think of Samoan fashion, I’m sure only one thing comes to mind:  a Puletasi. However, the designers over at MENA have changed the game in Polynesian fashion.  MENA is a brand that mixes bright ...

The Power Of Love

The thirst for cultural connection is a distinct characteristic of what it means to be Polynesian, and greater still, to be Pacific Islander. Tongan culture and society, for example: Tauhi Vaha’a (maintaining good relations), ‘Ofa (love), ...

Exclusive Interview: Get To know Fitness Phenomenon Lita Lewis

Lita Lewis, best known to her fans, her “friends” as she regards them, as FollowTheLita, walked into her year-old corporate job office fighting back tears, and made a decision that has touched more than 180,000 lives ...

Cincinnati Bengals Signs Domata Peko To A Two Year Extension

Los Angeles, CA March 28th, 2014 – The Cincinnati Bengals signed defensive tackle Domata Peko to a two-year extension on his contract. The deal previously was set to expire after the 2014 season but will now ...

Princess Diaries X: Preparations For Marriage

Hon. Frederica Tuita of Tonga visits with our creative producer Elizabeth Lavulo in San Francisco, CA over the weekend. She shares with us about her preparations for marriage. Please check out our Video Segment Below! ...

Home Depot Center Kicks Off Summer Rugby: USA EAGLES VS TONGA IKALE TAHI

Summer is right around the corner and it’s gonna kick off next month at the Home Depot Center when the USA Eagles goes up against The Kingdom Of Tonga’s Ikale Tahi as a rugby match up ...

Princess Diaries IX: Laukau’aki

When you look up the word pride, you will find different translations in the Tongan – English Dictionary. One translation that stands out to me is laukau’aki. I feel warmth in my heart because of all ...