Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita

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Sālote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita
Royal Tongan Wedding of 1976.jpg
HRH Princess Pilolevu Tuita and Siosa'ia Ma'ulupekotofa Tuita on their wedding day in 1976
Spouse Siosa'ia Ma'ulupekotofa Tuita, on 20 July 1976
Issue Hon. Sālote Lupepau'u Salamasina Purea Vahine Arii 'Oe Hau Tuita, Hon. Titilupe Fanetupouvava'u Tuita, Hon. Frederica Lupe'Uluiva Fatafehi 'o Lapaha Tuita, Hon. Lupeolo Halaevalu Moheofo Virginia Rose Tuita
House House of Tupou
Father Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV
Mother Halaevalu Mataʻaho ʻAhomeʻe
Born (1951-11-14) 14 November 1951 (age 62)
Royal Palace, Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
Religion Methodism
Royal Family of Tonga
Royal Arms of Tonga

HM The King
HM The Queen


HM The Queen Mother

  • HRH Princess Salote, Lady Tuita
    The Hon. Lord Tuita
    • Hon. Sālote Lupepau'u Tuita
    • Hon. Titilupe Fanetupouvava'u Tuita
    • Hon. Frederica Lupe'Uluiva Tuita
    • Hon. Lupeolo Halaevalu Tuita
    • Prince Fatafehi Sione Ikamafana

Princess Royal Salote Mafileʻo Pilolevu Tuita (born 1951 in Tuku'aho, Tonga) is a Tonga royal and a member of the House of Tupou.

Early years[edit]

She is the only daughter of the late King of Tonga Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, who reigned from 1965 to 2006, and his wife, Queen Mother Halaevalu Mataʻaho ʻAhomeʻe. Her three brothers include the late King George Tupou V and the current King of Tonga, Tupou VI, who ascended to the throne in 2012. Because in Tonga culture women are higher ranking than men, she is by far in history the highest ever ranking woman in Tonga, past,present and future. Tonga was ruled by three (3) lines of Kings at the same time .Her grandmother Queen Salote Tupou lll a direct descendant of King Siaosi Tupou l and is from the Tu'i Kanokupolu line. Queen Salote married her consort Hon.Tungi Mailefihi, he was the descendant of the Tu'i Ha'atakalaua the second lines of King. King Taufa'ahau Tupou iv who was their son married her consort Queen Halaevalu Mata'aho (Queen Mother) a great grand daughter of the last king of the first lines of King (Laufilitonga). Princess Salote Pilolevu then have all the bloods of these lines in her veins making her higher ranking than anybody in history. She is a Tamaha, a Tamaha is a princess who is the king's sister and is older however a Tamaha also means only one and no other sister.

Marriage[edit]

Princess Salote Mafileʻo Pilolevu Tuita currently resides in Hillsborough, California,[1] with her husband, Tongan diplomat, Lord Ma'ulupekotofa Tuita. They are the parents of four daughters :

  • Hon. Sālote Lupepau'u Salamasina Purea Vahine Arii 'Oe Hau Tuita,
  • Hon. Titilupe Fanetupouvava'u Tuita,
  • Hon. Frederica Lupe'Uluiva Fatafehi 'o Lapaha Tuita,
  • Hon. Lupeolo Halaevalu Moheofo Virginia Rose Tuita

and a son, whom they adopted from her brother Prince Fatafehi ʻAlaivahamamaʻo Tukuʻaho (27 September 1979 - 17 February 2004) :

  • Fatafehi Sione Ikamafana Tānekinga ʻo Tonga (* 2003 - )

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Lord Ma'ulupekotofa Tuita (left) and Princess Pilolevu Tuita (right)

Honours[edit]

See also List of honours of the Tongan Royal Family by country

Orders[edit]

 Tonga[edit]

Medals[edit]

 Tonga[edit]

  • Coronation Jubilee Medal Tonga 04071992.gif King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV Coronation Silver Jubilee Medal (4.7.1992) [2]
  • Coronation Medal 01082008 (Tonga).gif King George Tupou V Coronation Medal (31.7.2008) [2]

Ancestry[edit]

See the Tongan language page and ancestor's page ...

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tongans mourn passing of king". San Mateo Daily Journal. 2012-03-20. Retrieved 2012-03-31. 
  2. ^ a b c d Royal Ark, Tonga - Tupou 10
  3. ^ Royal Ark
Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita
House of Tupou
Born: 14 November 1951
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Princess Lātūfuipeka Tukuʻaho
Line of succession to the Tongan throne
5th position
Succeeded by
Hon. Sālote Lupepau'u Tuita