Desire for love forces a great punake to start composing in her teens

'Oku 'i loto ha youtube 'o e fo'i hiva 'ofa ne ne fuofua fa'u. Ne ne kamata fa'u 'eni 'i hono ta'u 18.

One of Tonga’s greatest female singers and composers, Tu’imala Kaho said her thirst for romance when she was 18 forced her to start composing love songs on her own. Her mother, ‘Anamalia Kaho, was a poetess and Tu’imala said she did not want her mum to compose her love songs. Tu’imala, 76, said the environment…

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