Captures the essence of the ceremony of kava in Tonga. Kava ceremony is the centerpiece of their ritual systems.
BYU-Hawaii President Eric B. Shumway executive produced this documentary with the Polynesian Culture Center, with more planned.
Produced for the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga by the Institute for Polynesian Studies, Brigham Young University Hawaii Campus, and the Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie, Hawaii.
In honour of HM King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV for his support of this program for his 80th birthday celebration, 4 July, 1998.