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Monday 7 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
It was with profound sadness, that we learned of the death in Washington D.C. of the eminent scholar and great friend of Tonga, Adrienne L. Kaeppler (86), this weekend. Vava'u Press Ltd, publishers of Matangi Tonga Online, were privileged to have worked with Adrienne over the last 35 years. An American research anthropologist and writer, known for her books devoted to the culture of Tonga and Hawaii, Adrienne brought to the English-speaking world important insights into Polynesian cultures, especially Tonga, Hawaii and Rapa Nui, and also Asian dance, in a body of scientific work written over five decades. Her insights were also greatly appreciated by the people and cultures she worked with. - MLF.
Wednesday 24 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Queen Nanasipau'u will travel to Hawaii in early August with a group of Kanokupolu dancers who have been invited to perform at the Asia Pacific Dance Festival in Honolulu.
Thursday 25 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first published copy of a new book "Lakalaka, a Tongan Masterpiece of Performing Arts" was presented to HM Queen Nanasipau'u Tuku'aho this morning at Consular House, by the Tongan publisher Vava'u Press Ltd.
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