Monthly Archives: October 2019

The Tiare Taporo

Recently, the Cook Islands News ran an intriguing letter written by Jim Donald whose family once owned the company AB Donald Ltd of Auckland. In his letter Donald had graciously explained that a modern schooner named the Tiare Taporo was … Continue reading

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The Origin of the Ocean- Hawaii

The fiery goddess of Hawaii, Pele, is back in this month’s legend. If you have ever wondered how the ocean was created, wonder no more. This story from the book, Tales Told in Hawaii, will truly enlighten you. Enjoy…. The … Continue reading

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Teaching Palauan Children to Care for Nature

Primary school students in Palau are learning how to care for their environment through a new book by local author Toni Soalablai. The book is titled Cheldechedechal a kekerei el ngasech el osiik er a daob (The Baby Hawksbill Turtle’s Adventure to … Continue reading

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Inaugural Tattoo Festival in Hawaii

Journalist, Liz Nakayama, of the Hawaii Tribune Herald wrote an interesting article about how there has never been a traditional tattoo festival on the Big Island or even in the state of Hawaii. That is until now… Hawaii’s inaugural Traditional Tattoo … Continue reading

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Keeping the Tuvaluan Language Alive

Let’s continue our look at Tuvaluan Language Week through another article from Radio New Zealand on how parents play an important role in keeping language alive… Lakiloko Keakea’, Tuvaluan artist in New Zealand whose work ‘Fafetu’ is on show at Lower … Continue reading

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Tuvalu Language Week 2019

This week is Tuvalu Language Week across New Zealand. Christine Rovoi, Journalist for Radio New Zealand, wrote an interesting article about how a young climate warrior from Tuvalu is urging her people to use this week’s celebration of their language and culture in … Continue reading

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