· January, 2009

Stories about Tonga from January, 2009

Oceania: Epeli Hau'ofa Has Passed Away

  26 January 2009

Noted Fijian (Born in Papua to Tongan parents)  antropologist Epeli Hau'ofa died on January 11 in Suva, Fiji. The Savage Minds blog links to an essay by Epeli Hau'ofa tha argued against the commonly held assumption that the pacific islands were isolated communities held apart by massive oceans.