Liava’a dies in Hawai’i, a place he thought was safe

Kiliki heni ke lau e ongoongo ni he lea faka-Tonga Joshua Tu’iono Liava’a, the former New Zealand policeman who was shot in Honolulu on Sunday, was described by his close friends as “courteous, loving, defensive and self-protective.” Tongan-born Liava’a died in a Honolulu hospital after the shooting. Samuela Mataele, 18, appeared in court yesterday charged…


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