|Sevu Sevu Ceremony aboard
the Alvei in Suva, Fiji with the Econesian Society, the Fiji
Arts Council and Dawasamu Environmental Movement.
|Departing the Royal Suva
Yacht Club for Makogai Island, some 70 miles NNW of Suva.
|Visit to Makogai Island
to arrange for delivery of about 100 baby Giant Clams with the
Fiji Ministry of Fisheries. The Fishery and marine research station
was established in 1975 to promote freshwater aquaculture development
in Fiji, with a main focus on reintroducing the giant clam. From
1911 to 1969, Makogai had been the largest leper colony in the
Pacific with over 4,000 lepers coming thru the island for rudimentary