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Ha'avakatolo Destination Guide

Discover Ha'avakatolo in Tonga!

Ha'avakatolo in the region of Tongatapu is a town located in Tonga - some 9 mi (or 14 km) West of Nuku'alofa, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Ha'avakatolo in Tonga

Local time in Ha'avakatolo is now 10:30 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Tongatapu" with an UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Veitongo, Utulau, Puke, Nuku'alofa, Kala'au or Ahau. When in this area, you might want to check out Vaotu'u, Te'ekiu, Nukunuku, Neiafu, Matahau and Ha'avakatolo as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

27°C / 80 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1023.9 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 76% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Tuesday, 21st of November 2017
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 25°C (76 °F)
Night: 25°C (78 °F)
Wednesday, 22nd of November 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 25°C (77 °F)
Night: 25°C (76 °F)
Thursday, 23rd of November 2017
Light rain, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 25°C (76 °F)
Night: 24°C (76 °F)

Videos

Tonga - Rugby Sipitau -War Dance ( Haka)

03:58 min ( September 06, 2009 by Perryproduction)
Views: 6,802 - Rating: 5/5

On Tongas National Arena we saw the best teams in Tonga in a very nice game. And I met almost the whole team in Garden Bar the next day. What an honour, and such nice guys!

WhaleSwim - Getaway

05:47 min ( March 20, 2009 by whaleswimming)
Views: 6,599 - Rating: 5/5

The Getaway travel show - they vote their experience with WhaleSwim Adventures one of their Top 10 in 20 years! . For more information, please visit whaleswim.com


TONGAN PRIDE

03:22 min ( September 09, 2011 by zonictv)
Views: 17,918 - Rating: 4.84/5

Go Tonga!!! Shot by Shae Sterling for Zonic.tv Music, Culture, Arts and Travel, Its not just good, its Zonic! www.facebook.com zonic.tv

The beach on Tongatapu

00:19 min ( July 07, 2008 by alliballibee)
Views: 6,650 - Rating: 4/5

The coral was dead, there were no fish and it rained the whole time


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Interesting facts about this location

Kanokupolu

Kanokupolu meaning: the flesh (the essence) of ʻUpolu, is a small village in the western district of Tongatapu. It is important however, in the history of Tonga as being the originating seat (in the beginning of the 17th century) of the Tuʻi Kanokupolu dynasty, to which the current king of Tonga still traces his descent. The people of Kanokupolu are the only ones allowed to dress in a particular lakalaka costume, called the folaʻosi, when they perform this dance.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -21.1, -175.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Tonga

2006 Tonga earthquake

The 2006 Tonga earthquake occurred on 4 May 2006 at 04:26 local time . There were no reports of death or injury. With a strength of 7.9 it was the strongest quake since the 28 March 2005 Sumatra earthquake following from the infamous 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (although some others came close) (USGS data).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -21.1, -175.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:2006 earthquakes, 2006 in Tonga, Megathrust earthquakes in Tonga, Natural disasters in Tonga

Royal Palace, Tonga

The Royal Palace of the Kingdom of Tonga is located in the northwest of the capital, Nukuʻalofa, close to the Pacific Ocean. The wooden Palace, which was built in 1867, is the official residence of the King of Tonga. Although the Palace is not open to the public, it is easily visible from the waterfront.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -21.1, -175.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Tonga, Houses completed in 1867, Nukuʻalofa, Palaces in Tonga, Royal residences in Tonga, Tongan monarchs

Tupou College

Tupou College is a Methodist boys' secondary boarding school in Toloa on the island of Tongatapu, Tonga. It is located on the Eastern District of Tongatapu near the village of Malapo. The school is owned by the Free Weslyan Church of Tonga. Established in 1866 by James Egan Moulton, it claims to be the oldest secondary school in the Pacific Islands. Enrolment is some 1,000 pupils. Tupou College was first established at Nuku'alofa at the location on which Queen Salote College stands today.

More reading: Tupou College homepage
Located at -21.1, -175.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1866, Methodist schools, Schools in Tonga

Tongatapu

Tongatapu is the main island of the Kingdom of Tonga and the location of its capital Nukuʻalofa. It is located in Tonga's southern island group, to which it gives its name, and is the country's most populous island, with approximately 71,260 residents (2006), 70.5% of the national population. Tongatapu is Tonga's centre of government and the seat of its monarchy.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -21.1, -175.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Divisions of Tonga, Islands of Tonga

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