Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 23:35
HON Moimoikimofuta Vaea (49), a son of the late Baron Vaea and Baroness Tuputupu of Houma passed away at Vaiola Hospital this afternoon, May 5. A family member confirmed that Hon. Moimoikimofuta, better known as Moimoi, died from a heart failure. He was the Vice President of the Tonga Football Association (TFA). It is understood that Moimoi was not feeling well at work, at the Tonga Football compound at Loto Tonga, and was rushed to hospital after mid-day where he passed away. The remains of Hon. Moimoi have been transferred from the hospital to his home at Makapaeo, and the funeral arrangements are expected to be confirmed later, Hon Moimoi is a younger brother of Princess Nanasipau’u Tuku’aho and Lord Vaea. Hon Moimoi who was born on July 26, 1961, was not married.