FAKAFANUA (Title)

LOCATION: Tonga (Ma'ufanga, Faleloa and Nga'akau) AREA: xx sq.km. CREATION: around 1650
TITLE: The Honourable Fakafanua HA'A: Ha'a Vaea SEAT: Ma'ufanga, Nuku'alofa

PRESENT TITLE HOLDER: Hon. Fatafehi Kinikinilau Lolomana'ia Fakafanua [The Honourable Lord Fakafanua], 8th Fakafanua since 24th April 2006.
born 20th March 1985, he is a Tongan politician, Lord of the Realm and former Speaker of the Tongan Legislative Assembly and was appointed to the title of Fakafanua on 24th April 2006; he was Member of Parliament for Ha'apai [23.4.2008] - [26.11.2014], being elected as a representative for Ha'apai during the 2008 by-election and re-elected in November 2010; he was elected Speaker of the Legislative Assembly [19.7.2012] - [29.12.2014]; he was appointed Commander of the Order of Queen Salote Tupou III by King George Tupou V in 2008; married in October 2014, Krystal Fane Kite [Lady Fane Fakafanua], daughter of the late Sione Kite, Tonga's former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The Noble is the estate owner of Ma'ufanga, in Nuku'alofa of Tongatapu, Faleloa in Ha'apai and Nga'akau in Tefisi, Vava'u. The first title holder was a son of Fotofili, the 7th Tu'iha'atakalaua. Estate holders were...