The children use this coconut three on Funafala Islet of Funafuti atoll as a swing! Only about three families live permanently on Funafala, a 40 minutes boat trip from Fogafale, the main islet of Funafuti.
Going on a picnic is a very popular Tuvaluan time-killer. You can go with your friends, your family or your colleagues. Read how Tuvaluans can make their picnic totally wastefree and local at the same time!!
Sleeping is an important part of life on Tuvalu. It is the ultimate time killer – if you don’t have anything to do, if you have eaten too much, if you are too hot or if you are just bored – JUST SLEEP – siesta can be at any time of the day!
The carbonfree way of making coconut cream!
A good Tuvaluan husband is someone that knows how to cut the branch, so that you can get a lot of todi.
On Tuvalu, even the germinated coconut is eaten. It is important to explain that the seedling cannot be eaten, just the flesh inside.
A long long time ago, the Chief (Aliki in Tuvaluan) discovered, to his great fear, that a warrior had entered the shores of his beloved island Nukufetau. The warrior, with his red and white clothes and headwear, was terrifying…
On Tuvalu it seems like the coconut can be used for almost anything. Through the next five months, we will try to find 99 ways of using this handy plant.