Category Archive: Politics

Nov 27

Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi

Personal Life: His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi (born March 1, 1938 in Apia, Samoa) is Samoa’s Head of State, known as ‘O le Ao o le Malo’. He is also an experienced former Politician, a Writer, an Academic Historian, and a Cultural expert. His Highness is a descendant of notable family roots from …

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Jun 06

Tulsi Gabbard

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Tulsi Gabbard A.K.A: BIRTH DATE: April 02, 1981 PLACE OF BIRTH: Leloaloa, American Samoa EDUCATION: Hawai’i Pacific University: International Business   KNOWN FOR: U.S. House of Representative from Hawai’i’s 2nd congressional district and Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). VILLAGES IN SAMOA: Leloaloa   SHORT BIO / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Awarded …

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Jan 17

Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga A.K.A: BIRTH DATE: November 02, 1970 PLACE OF BIRTH: Apia, Samoa EDUCATION: University of Auckland: Bachelor of Commerce; Master of Commerce (Hons) and Bachelor of Laws. University of Cambridge Queens College: Master of Business Administration   KNOWN FOR: NZ Politician VILLAGES IN SAMOA: Afega, Vaiala, Faleasi’u, Pu’apu’a   SHORT …

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Jul 06

Matatumua Maimoana Vermeulen

Personal Life: Matatumua Maimoana Vermeulen (born 1936 in Samoa – died January 12, 2012 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a Stateswoman, Nurse and Environmentalist of Samoa. Her chief title, Matatumua, is an orator’s title from the village of Faleasiu. She is married to Dr. Walter Vermeulen, who is a Surgeon, Farmer and Environmentalist. Vermeulen is …

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Jul 04

Malietoa Tanumafili II

Personal Life: Malietoa Tanumafili II GCMG, CBE (born January 04, 1913 in Samoa – died May 11, 2007) was the former Head of State of Samoa and eldest son and third child of Malietoa Tanumafili I and Momoe Lupeuluiva Meleisea. Malietoa’s wife, Masiofo Lili Tunu passed away in 1986. They are survived by two sons …

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Jul 04

Iosefa Maiava

Personal Life: Lavea Iosefa Maiava (born 1956 in Apia, Samoa) is the United Nations Head of Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UN-ESCAP) Pacific Office.  

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