Re-visiting ‘My Origin Story’

‘My Origin Story’ narrates the first settlement of Dravuni Island by Ravuravu and his clan members. Ravuravu and his entourage started their long journey of land/island settlement from the foothills of the Medrausucu Range in what is part of Naitasiri Province today. My Origin Story does not proceed beyond that point. It ends there. As…

The Tale of Ravouvou and Raluve iVanuakula

The news of Raluve iVanuakula‘s beauty spread to all corners of Fiji and even to the royal courts of the King of Tonga. The King was very impressed and wanted the young beauty to be the bride of his prince. Tongan warriors kidnapped Raluve iVanuakula and took her forcibly to the Kingdom for the grand…

The legend of Taunovo and Tautaumolau

The first post in the Legends section is about Taunovo and Tautaumolau, two vu of Kadavu… Peeved at seeing his own mountain, Uluisolo, being dwarfed by Delainabukelevu (Mt. Washington), Taunovo set out to make amends to poach soil and rocks from the latter and lower its height. Tautaumolau was equally peeved by this intrusion into his…