HRH Prince ‘Ulukalala engages to Hon. Sinaitakala Fakafanua

His Royal Highness Prince 'Ulukālala and Hon. Sinaitakala Fakafanua after the engagement Ceremony.

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia: HIS Royal Highness Prince ‘Ulukala (27), the eldest son of the Crown Prince Tupouto’a Lavaka and Crown Princess Nanasipau’u Tuku’aho and second in line to the Tongan throne, had engaged to the Hon. Sinaitakala Fakafanua (25) at an evening ceremony held at the Observatory Hotel on Friday 20th January 2012.

The royal engagement was in pursuance to a traditional ritual or Faitohi held on 25th July 2011 at “Siatapu”, Ma’ufanga Nuku’alofa.

Hon. Sinaitakala is the only daughter of HRH Princess ‘Ofeina-‘e he-Langi Fakafanua and the late Lord Fakafanua (Tutoatasi).  The date of the engagement, 20th January, was designated as it was the birth date of Hon. Sinaitakala’s father, the late Tutoatasi Fakafanua.

The event was a joyous occasion for both families, attended by the Crown Prince and Crown Princess, HRH Princess ‘Ofeina-‘e he-Langi Fakafanua, HRH Princess Latufuipeka, HRH Prince Ata, Lord Fakafanua, Hon. Fakaolameilangi Fakafanua, Hon. Tupou ‘Ahome’e Tuita Faupula, Lady Luseane Luani, Rev. Siaosi Palu, Rev. Sione Pinomi, Taufu’i’aevalu Tuita and accompanied by many relatives.

The date of the Royal Wedding and Nuptials is now set for Friday 4th May 2012.

Engagement in Sydney, Prince Ulukālala second to the throne and Hon. Sinaitakala Fakafanua.


The engagement couple with both their families: Lord Fakafanua, Hon. Fakaolameilangi Fakafanua, Princess 'Ofeina 'e he Langi Fakafanua, Prince 'Ulukalala, Hon. Sinaitakala Fakafanua, Crown Prince Tupouto'a Lavaka, Crown Princess Nanasipau'u Tuku'aho, Princess Latufuipeka Tuku'aho and Prince Ata.


The engagement couple with parents; Princess 'Ofeina 'e he Langi Fakafanua, Prince 'Ulukalala, Hon. Sinaitakala Fakafanua, Crown Prince Tupouto'a Lavaka and Crown Princess Nanasipau'u Tuku'aho.


Hon. Fakaolameilangi Fakafanua, Pilinisi Ata, Pilinisi 'Ulukalala, 'Eiki Sinaitakala Fakafanua, Paige Ramanlal, 'Ala-ki-Hihifo Luani and 'Utufia-'i-Moana 'o Tupou Moheofo Tuita'a the Bridal Party for the Royal Wedding. Not in this photo is Sosaia Lausi'i Ma'afu who will be the Ring Bearer.


Hon. Sinaitakala Fakafanua and HRH Princess Latufuipeka Tuku'aho.

The engagement couple.


The engagement couple with guests.


Engagement couple with families.


Engagement couple with staff at the Tongan High Commission Office in Australia.


Engagement Couple Prince 'Ulukalala Fakafanua and Hon. Sinaitakala Fakafanua with families after the engagement Ceremony.


HRH Princess Latufuipeka Tuku'aho with others.


Hon. Tupou 'Ahome'e Tuita Faupula, Prince 'Ulukalala, Hon. Sinaitakala Fakafanua and Nailasikau Halatuituia.


Melepusiaki To'amalanga.


Nailasikau Halatuituia, Pprince Ata, Lord Fakafanua and Hon. Fakaolameilangi Fakafanua.

Princess 'Ofeina 'E he Langi Fakafanua with guests during dinner.

Princess 'Ofeina with Prince 'Ulukalala


HRH Princess Latufuipeka Tuku'aho, Prince 'Ulukalala, Hon. Sinaitakala Fakafanua and Afu-Ha'apai Matoto.


Engagement couple with brothers and sister; Lord Fakafanua, Hon. Fakaolameilangi Fakafanua, HRH Prince 'Ulukalala, Hon. Sinaitakala Fakafanua, HRH Princess Latufuipeka Tuku'aho and HRH Prince Ata.


Tanginitopa Veikune.


Taufu'i'aevalu Tuita.


Engagement couple HRH Prince 'Ulukalala and Hon. Sinaitakala Fakafanua.