Hoteliers and Tourists to be the sixth Yavusa in Malolo Island

Caption: Turaga na Tui Lawa, Ratu Sevanaia Vatunitu in his Chiefly Bure at Solevu village, Malolo Island. Photo: JOSEPHINE NAVULA.


Since Hoteliers and Tourists are one of the major sources of income to the Malolo, they have been newly added as one of the Yavusa of the Island.

Malolo Island have five Yavusa and the hoteliers and tourists are now the sixth. The other five are; Lawa, Taubere, Ketenamasi, Motu and Yanuya.

Turaga na Tui Lawa, Ratu Sevanaia Vatunitu, said this has because of the development they have brought about in the village.

“They have done a lot with our lives, in terms of the developments in our villages especially with our children’s education and many other things,” he said.

Tui Lawa also said they have formed a bond with the hoteliers and tourists.

“We have created that bond that we are like families, and they have helped in erasing every little problem we have,” he said.

Solevu Village of Malolo Island witnessed the free dental clinics from the doctors in USA in partnership with Fiji Dental and Medical Foundation (a philanthropic arm of Namotu Island Blue Water Surf Resort) at Solevu village in Malolo Island, yesterday.

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