(VIDEOS) The Coronation of His Majesty King George Tupou VI of Tonga.
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(VIDEOS) The Coronation of His Majesty King George Tupou VI of Tonga.

On the morning of Saturday, July 4, 2015, the coronation of His Majesty King George Tupou VI of Tonga took place at the Free Wesleyan Centenary Church in Nuku’alofa.  Once the crown was placed upon His Majesty’s head he officially became the 24th Tu’i Kanokupolu, an ancient Tongan title that pre-dates the monarchy by centuries. Royal guests … Continue reading

(VIDEOS) TIHs Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan Visit Nuku’alofa, Tonga.
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(VIDEOS) TIHs Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan Visit Nuku’alofa, Tonga.

On Thursday, July 2, 2015, Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan departed from Haneda Airport in Tokyo to attend the coronation of His Majesty King George Tupou VI in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. The coronation will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 4, 2015, at the Free Wesleyan Centenary Church in … Continue reading

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Meets with The King and Queen of Tonga.
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Meets with The King and Queen of Tonga.

On October 10, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II met with Their Majesties King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u of Tonga at Buckingham Palace in London. According to the Tongan newspaper, Matangi, Their Majesties “…are currently visiting the city in preparation for Tupou VI’s coronation next year.  They are scheduled to return to Tonga on October 30.” Click … Continue reading

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News Regarding Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala and Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku’aho Fakafanua of Tonga. (VIDEO)

On July 28, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala and Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku’aho Fakafanua of Tonga were presented with the “…Knight and Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Order of Francis I…” in an investiture ceremony in London. And, something special (In Italian) Continue reading

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His Royal Highness Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala of Tonga Finally Marries (VIDEO)

On Thrusday, July 12, 2012, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala of Tonga married his second cousin, Ms. Sinaitakala Tu’imatamoana ‘i Fanakavakilangi Fakafanua. The wedding, held at the Centenary Church in Nuku’alofa, was presided over: … by Rev Dr ‘Ahio, Royal Chaplain and President of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga. The hymns and anthem were sung by the combined … Continue reading

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Random Royal News Regarding the Tongan Royal Family. Plus, News Regarding the 2012 Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo, Hawai’i.

On March 30, 2012, His Majesty King Tupou VI of Tonga announced his heir to the Tongan throne at “…his residence Liukava.” Prince ‘Ulukalala, the king’s eldest son, is now known as His Royal Highness Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala of Tonga. On April 5, 2012, members of the Tongan royal family ended their ten days of mourning by … Continue reading

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The Funeral of the late King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V of Tonga (VIDEOS)

The late King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V of Tonga was laid to rest at the royal tombs Mala’e Kula on March 27, 2012. Prior to the late king’s final resting place there was a two-hour state funeral at the royal palace in Nuku’alofa attended by thousands of people as well as international dignitaries. Now, all eyes are on the … Continue reading

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The Late King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V of Tonga Arrives Home

According to the newspaper, Matangi Tonga Online, the late King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V of Tonga arrived at Fua’amotu Airport early this afternoon.  Soon, the late king arrived at “…Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa where he will Lie in State on a night of royal vigil.”   The late King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V’s state funeral will take place tomorrow March 27, … Continue reading

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His Royal Highness Crown Prince Tupouto’a Lavaka Ata “Formally Becomes the King of Tonga” Plus, An Update Regarding the Funeral of the late King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V of Tonga (VIDEO)

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Tupouto’a Lavaka Ata of Tonga has been formally proclaimed as King Tupou VI of Tonga by the declaration from Tongan government Cabinet Secretary, Busby Kautoke.  Click here for more detailed information. Meanwhile, it seems that next Wednesday’s funeral for the late King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V of Tonga in Nuku’alofa may not happen at all. … Continue reading

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The Late King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V of Tonga’s Funeral to be Held on Wednesday, March 28, 2012

According to Matangi Tonga Online, the late King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V of Tonga’s funeral will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2012.  The late king “… will lie in state at the Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa for two days…”  His final resting place will be at the royal tombs Mala’e Kula, Nuku’alofa. Government officials in Tonga have also … Continue reading

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The Future of the Tongan Monarchy (VIDEO)

With the sudden death of His Majesty King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V of Tonga some are wondering how the king’s heir and brother, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Tupouto’a Lavaka Ata, “… will cope as the head of the Tongan monarchy.”   One News/TV New Zealand has a special report about the future of the Tongan monarchy. Click … Continue reading

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His Majesty King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V of Tonga Has Died (VIDEOS) UPDATE!

His Majesty King Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho (George) Tupou V of Tonga has died in Hong Kong on Sunday.  The newspaper, Matangi Tonga Online who broke the story, claims His Majesty “… was rushed to hospital early this afternoon but it is understood that he had passed away a few hours later.” According to AFP News there has been … Continue reading