How to make a Fijian Garland or Lei

Watch on YouTube A salusalu (garland) maker shows the secrets to her craft. Runtime: 4 min.


Settlement of the Pacific

Dr. Patrick Kirch, University of California at Berkeley, explains the current state of archaeologists' understanding of the settlement of the Pacific ...

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A Consuming Tradition: Kava Drinking in Fiji

View on An anthropologist offers insights into the traditional beverage and its vexed status in Fijian society: relaxing...

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Laisa Vulakoro

The sounds of Fiji's "Queen of Vude," a popular style of music that combines  disco, rock and traditional Fijian folk music.

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FIJI Water and Conservation International team up to protect Fiji’s rainforest

The FIJI Water Foundation and Conservation International have partnered to protect Viti Levu's Sovi Basin (located a short distance from the capital of Suva), Fiji’s largest remaining undisturbed lowland forest, by establishing more than 40,000 acres of protected land. Runtime: 2 min.

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Canoes of Fiji

on In this excerpt from The Maori Canoe, learn about Fiji's two traditional types of canoes: the double (drua) and the single wi...

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A Rare Pacific Islander Captivates Its Neighborhood

Fiji is home to about 800 species of plants found nowhere else in the world. But the most special is the tagimoucia, a crimson and white flower that ...

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on A quick look at Fiji's beautiful national flower, grown only in the northern part of the archipelago: on the islands of Taveuni and...

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