Sailing through Haufaga Pass - 1984
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IMAGES OF THE KAUMAILE

The Kaumaile is famous among Nanumeans, but not everyone has seen it. Here are some photos and images of the spear, the fighting weapon of Tefolaha and Lapi.

Kaumaile detail from shirt
Kaumaile image from Talavou Semeiana Youth tee shirt, Funafuti, mid 2000s

Kaumaile Hoodie from Auckland 2014
Kaumaile Hoodie from Auckland, designed by Junior Pelia and Sauofo Amosa, September, 2014 (check out Kaumaile Street Wear on FB)


Tefolaha Laobur Power
Labour Power shirt featuring Tefolaha and Kaumaile, Funafuti, 2000s

Kaumaile held by Mengaa - 1974
Mengaa Telangai holding the Kaumaile, 1974

Kaumaile blade with ruler Kaumaile edge blade detail
Kaumaile blade edge detail, 1974

Kaumaile on Nan Is Dev Soc 1974
Letterhead paper of Nanumea Island Development Society, 1974

Kaumaile on boy's shirt
Siketi Tevao with Kaumaile image on his shirt
Auckland, March 8, 2008 (photo: Julie Park)

How many uses of the word "Kaumaile" do you know about? Here are some. Help us expand this list by sending in your information:

  • Kaumaile Primary School, Nanumea
  • Kaumaile Youth, Auckland
  • Kaumaile Sports Team, Auckland


  • Do you know stories about Tefolaha, Lapi, and the Kaumaile?
    Would you like to share them? We can put them on this website for all Nanumeans to appreciate. Tuhituhi mai faka taatou, pau katoa!
    Meli Mai!    Email and let us know!


     
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