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By Zane Yoshida

Traditional Fijian Kava Ceremonies in the 21st Century

Traditional Fijian kava presentations in the modern day evoke both the rich cultural heritage of the Pacific island nation and the modern attractions it offers, along with the important place that kava holds in the heart of the nation.

It shows the world that the kava tradition is alive and kicking in Fiji.

In recent years we have had Fijian kava presentations at the Volcom Fiji Pro 2012 Surf tournament, followed by the visit to Ovalau of the Uto ni Yalo

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By Zane Yoshida

Ten Traditional Occasions for Drinking Kava

Did you know that kava shot you are drinking has a long history and tradition behind it, going back thousands of years?

While kava supplements may be the next ‘big thing’ in the relaxation beverages market, this is most definitely not news to the elders of Fiji, Vanuatu, Hawaii or any of the Pacific islands, who have been drinking kava for many, many years.

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Kava – The Fijian Way
Traditional Fijian Kava Ceremonies in the 21st Century
Ten Traditional Occasions for Drinking Kava
Pre-Match Kava Rituals for Top Sportsmen