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Sālote Pilolevu Tuita
Princess Royal of Tonga
Royal Tongan Wedding of 1976.jpg
HRH Princess Salote Pilolevu and Siosa'ia Ma'ulupekotofa Tuita on their wedding day in 1976
Spouse Hon. Siosa'ia Ma'ulupekotofa Tuita, (m. 20 July 1976)
Issue Hon. Sālote Lupepau'u Salamasina Purea Vahine Arii 'Oe Hau Tuita Taione, Hon. Titilupe Fanetupouvava'u Tuita Tu'ivakano, Hon. Frederica Lupe'uluiva Fatafehi 'o Lapaha Tuita Filipe, Hon. Lupeolo Halaevalu Moheofo Virginia Rose Tuita
House House of Tupou
Father Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV
Mother Halaevalu Mataʻaho ʻAhomeʻe
Born (1951-11-14) 14 November 1951 (age 63)
Royal Palace, Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
Religion Methodism
Royal Family of Tonga
Royal Arms of Tonga

HM The King
HM The Queen


HM The Queen Mother

  • HRH Princess Salote, Lady Tuita
    The Hon. Lord Tuita
    • Hon. Sālote Lupepau'u Tuita
    • Hon. Titilupe Fanetupouvava'u Tuita
    • Hon. Frederica Lupe'Uluiva Tuita
    • Hon. Lupeolo Halaevalu Tuita
    • Prince Fatafehi Sione Ikamafana

Salote Mafileʻo Pilolevu Tuita, Lady Tuita (born Salote Mafileʻo Pilolevu Tuku'aho;1951 in Tuku'aho, Tonga) is Princess Royal of Tonga and a member of the House of Tupou.

Early years[edit]

She is the only daughter of the late King of Tonga Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, who reigned from 1965 to 2006, and his wife, Queen Mother Halaevalu Mataʻaho ʻAhomeʻe. Her three brothers include the late King George Tupou V and the current King of Tonga, Tupou VI, who ascended to the throne in 2012. Because in Tonga culture women are higher ranking than men, she is by far in history the highest ever ranking woman in Tonga, past,present and future. Tonga was ruled by three (3) lines of Kings at the same time .Her grandmother Queen Salote Tupou lll a direct descendant of King Siaosi Tupou l and is from the Tu'i Kanokupolu line. Queen Salote married her consort Hon.Tungi Mailefihi, he was the descendant of the Tu'i Ha'atakalaua the second lines of King. King Taufa'ahau Tupou iv who was their son married her consort Queen Halaevalu Mata'aho (Queen Mother) a great grand daughter of the last king of the first lines of King (Laufilitonga). Princess Salote Pilolevu then have all the bloods of these lines in her veins making her higher ranking than anybody in history. She is a Tamaha, a Tamaha is a princess who is the king's sister and is older however a Tamaha also means only one and no other sister.

Marriage[edit]

Princess Salote Mafileʻo Pilolevu Tuita currently resides in Hillsborough, California,[1] with her husband, Tongan diplomat, Lord Ma'ulupekotofa Tuita. They are the parents of four daughters :

  • Hon. Sālote Lupepau'u Salamasina Purea Vahine Arii 'Oe Hau Tuita, who was arranged to marry a son of a Tongan noble who she filed for divorce for in 2008 and they both had one daughter Hon. Phaedra Anaseini Tupouveihola Ikaleti Olo-'i-Fangatapu Fusituʻa. She married a commoner, a former 'Ikale Tahi rugby player 'Epeli Taione in a private wedding ceremony in Fiji on August 17, 2013.
  • Hon. Titilupe Fanetupouvava'u Tuita Tu'ivakano, who was formerly engaged to the grandson of the former head of state of Samoa Malietoa Tanumafili II but later called of the engagement due to some family reasons. Fanetupouvava'u was then also later arranged to be married to a son of another Tongan noble, the present prime minister of Tonga, Sialeʻataongo Tuʻivakanō. They both have three children together, Hon. Simon Ma'ulupekotofa, Hon. Michaela and Hon. Fatafehi.
  • Hon. Frederica Lupe'uluiva Fatafehi 'o Lapaha Tuita Filipe, or known as Frederica Filipe like her older sister Lupepau'u she married a commoner, who is a son of a Tongan businessman Sione Mateialona Filipe last year in Auckland, New Zealand, August 10 2013. Frederica gave birth on October, 2014 to a baby girl called Latu'alaifotu'aika Fahina e Paepae Tian Tian Filipe.
  • Hon. Lupeolo Halaevalu Moheofo Virginia Rose Tuita

and a son, whom they adopted from her brother Prince Fatafehi ʻAlaivahamamaʻo Tukuʻaho (27 September 1979 – 17 February 2004) :

  • Fatafehi Sione Ikamafana Tānekinga ʻo Tonga (* 2003 – )

Haʻamo.jpg
Lord Ma'ulupekotofa Tuita (left) and Princess Pilolevu Tuita (right)

Honours[edit]

See also List of honours of the Tongan Royal Family by country

Orders[edit]

 Tonga[edit]

Medals[edit]

 Tonga[edit]

  • Coronation Jubilee Medal Tonga 04071992.gif King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV Coronation Silver Jubilee Medal (4.7.1992)[2]
  • Coronation Medal 01082008 (Tonga).gif King George Tupou V Coronation Medal (31 July 2008)[2]

Ancestry[edit]

See the Tongan language page and ancestor's page ...

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tongans mourn passing of king". San Mateo Daily Journal. 20 March 2012. Retrieved 31 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d Royal Ark, Tonga – Tupou 10
  3. ^ Royal Ark
Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita
House of Tupou
Born: 14 November 1951
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Princess Lātūfuipeka Tukuʻaho
Line of succession to the Tongan throne
5th position
Succeeded by
Hon. Sālote Lupepau'u Tuita

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19 videos foundNext > 

2013 THS Ex-Students, SF Chapter...Her Royal Highness, Princess Pilolevu

A Valentine Dinner Farewell to our Patron, Her Royal Highness, Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita, on February 15th, 2013 @Corinthian Event Centre, San ...

Fakamalele Me'a Faka'eiki 'o Palofesa 'Ilaisa Futa 'I Ha'angana Helu

HRH Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita performing the Fakamalele & Fahu of Palofesa Futa Helu at Mahinafekite. 17th Feb 2010.

Royal Wedding Reception Auckland, New Zealand 10Aug2013

By Command, Euriamis Losada' anointed performance for the Royal Reception of Mr. and Mrs. Sione and Hon. Frederica Filipe. The beautiful bride is the 3rd dau...

2013 THS Ex-Students, SF Chapter...MC...Taua Halapua

A Valentine Dinner Farewell to our Patron, Her Royal Highness, Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita, February 15th, 2013 @Corinthian Event Centre, San Jos...

The Royal Wedding of Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala and the Hon Sinaitakala Fakafanua

Tonga's heir to the throne Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala married his second cousin the Hon Sinaitakala Fakafanua which has caused a division among the ro...

2013 THS Ex-Students, SF Chapter...Amelia Piutau

A Valentine Dinner Farewell to our Patron, Her Royal Highness, Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita, February 15th, 2013 @Corinthian Event Centre, San Jos...

2013 Ex-Students, SF Chapter...Uluakimata Naufahu, Tonga National Anthen

A Valentine's Dinner Farewell to our Patron, Her Royal Highness, Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita, February 15th, 2013 @Corinthian Event Centre, San J...

2013 THS Ex-Students, SF Chapter...Pisila Mataele, Fusi T. Pahulu, Tu'iono

A Valentine Dinner Farewell to our Patron, Her Royal Highness, Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita, on February 15th, 2013 @Corinthian Event Centre, San ...

2013 THS Ex-Students, SF Chapter...Hula Dance by Papa Malu

A Valentine Dinner Farewell to our Patron, Her Royal Highness, Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita, on February 15th, 2013 @Corinthian Event Centre, San ...

2013 THS Ex-Students, SF Chapter, Amelia Kinahoi Siamomua

A Valentine Dinner Farewell to our Patron, Her Royal Highness, Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita, on February 15th, 2013 @Corinthian Event Centre, San ...

19 videos foundNext > 

51 news items

 
Tonga Daily News
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:36:34 -0800

The baby boy was found on Sunday, November 9 on the roadside behind Mahina Fekite, the residence of Lord Tuita and her Royal Highness, Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita. Tonga Police said they are still investigating the case but they still haven ...
 
3News NZ
Tue, 27 Mar 2012 22:45:13 -0700

King George Tupou V of Tonga did not want a lavish state funeral and lengthy period of lying in state, his sister has revealed. Her Royal Highness Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita spoke to Michael Morrah in Nuku'alofa today, and said the late ...

ESPN

New York Times
Thu, 06 Feb 2014 17:56:17 -0800

Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita wanted to see an athlete from her country compete at the Winter Games. Banani, who was known then by his original name, Fuahea Semi, beat about 30 other hopefuls in a tryout that included fitness testing, a run ...

Tonga Daily News

Tonga Daily News
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:26:15 -0700

Nuku'alofa-September 16: 10.24am (TDN): A total of 162 students received their awards and certificates from Her Royal Highness, Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita at the Tupou Tertiary Institute graduation on Saturday, September 13. Her Royal ...

ABC News

ABC News
Sun, 09 Feb 2014 04:02:32 -0800

As the 2014 Winter Olympics begin, more than 100 countries, including those with the hottest year-round climates, are competing to bring back medals and a share of glory. Of these countries, Tonga tops the list as the hottest country confirmed to ...
 
San Jose Mercury News
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 19:21:22 -0800

When Tongan Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita set out in 2008 get an athlete from the tiny Polynesian nation into the Winter Games, Banani, then a computer science student and member of the military, beat out dozens of other Tongans and decided ...
 
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Thu, 06 Feb 2014 00:27:35 -0800

Bruno Banani will compete in the luge event, fulfilling Tongan princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita's unlikely wish of seeing someone from her nation in the Winter Olympics. The 26-year-old moved to Germany and changed his name—he was formerly ...

The Wire

The Wire
Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:34:38 -0800

Also: "He responded to a call from Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita, who was looking for an athlete to represent Tonga at the Olympic Winter Games. At the time, he was a computer science student and a member of the Tongan military, and had never ...
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