Friday the 27th of December was a special day for the family of Sa Aiolupotea in Faleulu Neiafu. The family bestowed several distinguished titles to its descendents.
These titles included the Tauiliili, Nonumalo, Toleafoa, Tapumanaia and Alomau.
The Sa Aiolupotea family also challenged the new title holders to serve not only the extended family but also the village of Neiafu with courage and commitment.
The full list of title holders include:
Tauiliili Situfu Salesa, Tauiliili Albert Atoa, Tauiliili Ti’a Masoe, Nonumalo Eric Pepe, Nonumalo Elway Hanipale, Nonumalo Afalua Fetu, Nonumalo Peniata Vaimoli, Nonumalo Tovia Lurch, Nonumalo Talaave Salesa, Nonumalo John Tapu, Toleafoa Jason Tamaalii, Toleafoa Tavita Lurch, Toleafoa Viliamu Peii, Toleafoa Morgan Salesa, Toleafoa Wayne Tipa Pepe, Tapumanaia John Wesley Junior Tamaalii, Tapumanaia Talitonu Lurch, Alomau Tui Tauiliili Ene