Tongan Heroes

Tongan Heroes is the third book in the Pasifika Heroes series following We Are the Rock (Niuean) and Samoan Heroes. The book features profiles of achievers with Tongan ancestry, including legendary characters like Tangaloa and Muni, historical figures like Queen Salote, and contemporary heroes like Jonah Lomu, Valerie Adams and Konai Helu Thaman. #TonganHeroes
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Queen Salote #TonganHeroes

Queen Salote #TonganHeroes

Valerie Adams - one of the most dominant female athletes in history #TonganHeroes

Valerie Adams - one of the most dominant female athletes in history

Tongan Heroes - the new book in the Pasifika Heroes series. It will be released in August 2016

Tongan Heroes - the new book in the Pasifika Heroes series. It will be released in August 2016

Dr Konai Helu Thaman - leading Pacific poet and educator #TonganHeroes

Dr Konai Helu Thaman - leading Pacific poet and educator

Filipe Tohi - an artist whose work is exhibited all over the world #TonganHeroes

Filipe Tohi - an artist whose work is exhibited all over the world

John Tui - world class actor #TonganHeroes

John Tui - world class actor

Baron Vaea - pilot in the RNZAF during World War Two. Father of current Queen of Tonga #TonganHeroes

Baron Vaea - pilot in the RNZAF during World War Two. Father of current Queen of Tonga

Paea Wolfgram - Olympic silver medallist #TonganHeroes

Paea Wolfgram - Olympic silver medallist The only medal won by an athlete representing a Pacific nation

One of the Illustrations for the legend of Ahoeitu

One of the Illustrations for the legend of Ahoeitu

Steven Adams - first Tongan to play in the NBA #TonganHeroes

Steven Adams - first Tongan to play in the NBA

Michel Mulipola's illustration to go with the story of The First Tongans #TonganHeroes

Michel Mulipola's illustration to go with the story of The First Tongans

#TonganHeroes

#TonganHeroes

Pita Vi - one of the first Tongan missionaries #TonganHeroes

Pita Vi - one of the first Tongan missionaries

Wait til you read the story of the Marvel Universe of Tonga! #TonganHeroes

Wait til you read the story of the Marvel Universe of Tonga!

The Jets - writing about them took me to You Tube and I fell in love with  their music all over again! #TonganHeroes

The Jets - writing about them took me to You Tube and I fell in love with their music all over again!

Otolose Maea - a hero of the 2009 tsunami #TonganHeroes

Otolose Maea - a hero of the 2009 tsunami

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