Tongan contact with Fiji in prehistoric as well as more recent times is well established.
The traditions of Tongan immigration are too numerous to be set down here.
It was thus that we discovered the Tongan ideal of female loveliness.
But, in Tongan, the metaphysical idea of eternity is only expressed in the meaning of the god's name, 'wait-there-Tooboo.'
"Malolelei," the word a visitor first hears from a Tongan, is "Good day" in the native language.
The Tongan value for face height describes them as definitely longer faced.
The native head tax in Fiji is $5, and in Samoa $3, so the Tongan pays highly for the royal atmosphere he breathes.
Howells' Fiji series is slightly lower in this diameter as is the Tongan average.
Tongan women do not work like those of other South Sea Islands races.
In Tongan tradition this place of souls is a sort of elysium above ground, and pleasant enough to live in.