Ha’apai Islands

Search called off for Nomuka fishermen

Search called off for Nomuka fishermen

The search for the three family members from Nomuka who went missing while on a fishing trip on July 30 has been formally suspended after 5 days of searching. 'Elone Taulafo went missing while fishing with his son Sione Filipe Taulafo and his son-in-law Sofele Folau early Thursday last week. Over the last five days, […]

Mormon church in partnership with Tongan government to rebuild Ha'apai

Mormon church in partnership with Tongan government to rebuild Ha'apai

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Tongan Government formally entered into a humanitarian partnership on 17 July to help the people of Ha’apai who are still recovering from January’s Cyclone Ian. Representatives of the Church co-signed a memorandum of understanding with Lord Tuʻivakanō, Prime Minister of Tonga last week. This opens […]

Queen Mother reaches out to the Ha’apai victims

Queen Mother reaches out to the Ha’apai victims

HRH Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata’aho has paid tribute to the courage and determination of the Ha’apai people to help them recover from their own horrible year. Hundreds greeted the Queen and Hon.Lupeolo Halaevalu Moheofo Virginia Rose Tuita last week as they saw and heard for themselves how far the islands have come since its severe […]