They can go for hours on the edge of a kava circle and not know what is being said. It is a bother to drive 20 k to a shop just to buy kava.
Another thing is the continual rearrangement of the furniture to accommodate a kava party, chairs stacked up on the verandah or in bedrooms and everyone has to sit on the floor.
Compared to March 2016, total imports and total exports increased by .4 million (9.4%) and .9 million (29.9%) respectively.
The March 2017 trade deficit amounted to 4.2 million compared to 1.5 million a month earlier (February).
In each coup, one of the sides sought to establish reduced rights for the Indian Fijians; the other side sought to grant greater rights and equality to the Indian Fijians.
Life is shared intimately between family members and the interests of the family are supposed to supersede those of the individual.
Commercial, settler, missionary, and British colonial interests imposed Western ideologies and infrastructures on the native peoples and Asian immigrants that facilitated the operation of a British crown colony.
The indigenous name of the islands is Viti, an Austronesian word meaning "east" or "sunrise." Ethnic Fijians call themselves Kai Viti ("the people of Viti") or i Taukei ("the owners of the land").
You want to spend ten hours with them on a Sunday, the only day we have for family outings? Partners may go to be sociable and to enjoy the singing and dinner but often there is little in the way of English explanation on what is preached about and this is boring for the non-Fijian speaker.4. If the Fijian partner puts a priority upon their church the other person feels abandoned and says, 'Why do you value your ethnic group more than me and the kids? If an Islander has a limited vocab in English he or she might misunderstand what is being said.
You want to spend ten hours with them on a Sunday, the only day we have for family outings? Partners may go to be sociable and to enjoy the singing and dinner but often there is little in the way of English explanation on what is preached about and this is boring for the non-Fijian speaker. Also the non-Fijian speaker might get annoyed that they don't understand the stories, the jokes and they feel excluded because no one bothers to translate. Some women reckon it is a waste of time, it is costly, it makes the men lazy and tired and even gives them a dry skin.