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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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By Zane Yoshida

Fijian Kava – Bula!

People ask us why we make so much of the fact that the kava we use in our Taki Mai supplements is Fijian kava.

What difference does it make?

What does it matter where the kava comes from?

It’s a good question, but one which is pretty easy to answer. All kava supplements you will find out there are not equal and their origins do differ.

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By Zane Yoshida

Captain Cook and the History of Kava

The history of kava is a long and interesting one amidst a backdrop of the rich heritage of the Pacific islands.

Did you know that the kava plant, from which the root derives, was named by Captain Cook almost 250 years ago? Or that some of his fellow-voyagers on his Pacific trips were less than impressed with their first brushes with kava?

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Ten Traditional Occasions for Drinking Kava
How Kava Culture in Fiji Differs to Other Pacific Islands
Fijian Kava – Bula!
Captain Cook and the History of Kava