Rotuman Youth Corner

This section of the Rotuma Website is for young people to express themselves through writing and artwork. This is a place to post opinions, essays, poems, (in either English or Rotuman), copies of artwork (in digitalized form), travel experieces and other suitable creative productions that relate to your Rotuman heritage.

Please send your contributions to <ahoward@hawaii.edu> and include your full name, age, gender (male of female), the city and country in which you live, the school you go to, and (if possible) a digitalized photo of yourself.


Save the Shark, Save Our Oceans, by Afrete Wally Etika [March 2014]

Blessing Elaisa is DUX at Dilkusha Girls School in Nausori [January 2014]

Enasio children in Australia - Sporting Achievements [November 2012]

Scott Oakley's travels through Europe and working holiday in Russia [October 2012]

Two poems by Christine Emosi [May 2012]

A Winter Holiday Vacation in Zurich, Switzerland, by James J. Rafoi II (13 yrs old) & Christian M. Rafoi (11 yrs old) [January 2012]

Hezron Inia makes trip of a lifetime [July 2008]

A Social Gathering, by Harieta Vilsoni [July 2007]

You're the 'he!', by Harieta Vilsoni [July 2007]

Sometimes in Life, A Poem by Harieta Vilsoni [June 2007]

Life, A Poem by Harieta Vilsoni [June 2007]

A Perfect Birthday, A Poem by Harieta Vilsoni [June 2007]

Another Day in School, A Poem by Harieta Vilsoni [May 2007]

Good Old Days .... A Poem by Harieta Vilsoni [April 2007]

Elegy for Shirley Hefferman, A Poem by Harieta Vilsoni [March 2007]

My Visit to an Orphanage in India, by Paloma Smith [October 2006]

My Malaysia Soccer Tour, by Cordell Smith [October 2006]

My Experience at the Pacific Youth Festival in Tahiti, by Jacob Itautoka [September 2006]

Getting Rotuman Youths Involved in International Youth Activities, by Rosie Catherine Kamoe [September 2006]

My 2006 Pacific Youth Festival experience: A Reflection, by TeRito Peyroux in Auckland [September 2006]

Ten Days In Tahiti: A View From The Pacific Youth Festival, by Rosie Catherine Kamoe [September 2006]

My PFI Experience, by Sheryanne Tagilala, Age 16 [August 2006]

My Christmas in Fiji, by James Oakley, Age 12 [January 2006]

The South Pacific Island Kids Klub, by Oli Tagilala, Age 12 [October 2005]

My SPARK Moment, by Sekope Eroni Tagilala, Age 13 [October 2005]

My Vacation, by Sosefo Gordon, Age 12 [August 2005]