What It's Like To Try Kava — The National Drink Of Fiji

Watch on YouTube A trip to Fiji isn't complete without some kava, the country's national drink. Known in Fijian as yaqona, or by its colonial nickname "grog," kava is a muddy, earthy beverage that calms you and numbs your mouth and throat. Runtime: 3 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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Fiji — 20 Great Favourites

To get you in the mood, South Pacific Singers perform a collection of traditional Fijian tracks, which feature the classic instruments: guitar, u...

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Dakuwaqa's Dream - Scuba Diving in Fiji

Shot in deep-blue clear water of the Fiji Islands, stunning images of underwater caves, sea snakes and colorful coral reefs exploding with tropical fish and other marine life. Runtime: 5 min.

Get To Know Pacific Harbour

Climate Variability and Change and Sea-level Rise in the Pacific Islands Region

on Pacific Island countries are in one of the most vulnerable regions of the world to the effects of global warming. This report provides a...

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Lali - The Drums of Fiji

A sweeping tour-de-force examination of the islands' traditional instrument. (Note: This links directly to a PDF, so please be patient as it might ta...

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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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