Fineasi Funaki

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Fineasi Funaki (1966 – 13 November 2010)[1] was a Tongan politician and cabinet Minister. He was a member of the Human Rights and Democracy Movement.

Funaki was educated at Tonga College and the Tongan teacher's training college, before studying at Brigham Young University–Hawaii.[1] He was elected People's Representative for Ha'apai at the 2005 election. He was appointed Minister of Tourism in May 2006,[2] and was reappointed after the 2008 election.

Funaki resigned from Cabinet in September 2010 due to ill-health.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Fineasi Funaki (44) dies in Fiji". Matangi Tonga. 2010-11-16. Retrieved 2010-11-18. 
  2. ^ "A cabinet reshuffle takes place in Tonga". Radio New Zealand International. 2006-05-17. Retrieved 2010-11-18.