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Kadavu Island
Map of Fiji, showing Kadavu (in red) to the south of Viti Levu

Kadavu (pronounced [kanˈdaβu]), with an area of 411 square kilometres (159 sq mi), is the fourth largest island in Fiji, and the largest island in the Kadavu Group, a volcanic archipelago consisting of Kadavu, Ono, Galoa and a number of smaller islands in the Great Astrolabe Reef. Its main administrative centre is Vunisea, which has an airport, a high school, a hospital, and a government station, on the Namalata Isthmus where the island is almost cut in two. Suva, Fiji's capital, lies 88 kilometres (55 miles) to the north of Kadavu. The population of the island province was 10,167 at the most recent census in 2007.

Kadavu Island belongs to Kadavu Province.

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Kadavu Island

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Kadavu (pronounced [kanˈdaβu]), with an area of 411 square kilometres (159 sq mi), is the fourth largest island in Fiji, and the largest island in the...

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List of islands in the Pacific Ocean

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Kadavu

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Kadavu may refer to: Kadavu Island, the fourth largest island in Fiji Kadavu Group, an archipelago in Fiji including Kadavu Island Kadavu Province, a...

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Kadavu Province

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consists of Kadavu Island, Ono Island, Galoa Island, Dravuni Island, Matanuku Island, Buliya Island, Nagigia Island, and a few other islands. Kadavu has a total...

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List of islands of Fiji

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This is a list of islands of Fiji. Fiji is an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. It is split into 9 separate geographic island groups. The smallest is...

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Geography of Fiji

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include Taveuni southeast off Vanua Levu and Kadavu Island, south off Viti Levu (the third and fourth largest islands respectively), the Mamanuca Group (just...

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Dakuwaqa

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from evil denizens of the sea. He was once going inland to conquer Kadavu Island through the river when another goddess challenged him in the form of...

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Vunisea Airport

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airport located near Vunisea (Namalata) on Kadavu Island in Fiji. Also known as Namalata Airport or Kadavu Airport, it serves many tourists surfing and...

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Columbidae

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common in island endemics. The whistling dove is endemic to the tiny Kadavu Island in Fiji, the Caroline ground dove is restricted to two islands, Truk and...

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Nagigia Island

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the south east part of the island. The island has high tourism value with surf beaches and dive sites. "Kadavu, Fiji". Kadavu. 2009. Retrieved 8 September...

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Patterson Brothers Shipping Company

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inter-island ferry operation bridging the gap between Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, and Ovalau daily, They also provide trips to Kadavu and Koro Island. The company...

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Great Astrolabe Reef

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largest island, Kadavu Island, which is approximately 65 km in length. Kadavu Island is approximately 100 km south of Viti Levu, the main island of Fiji...

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Kadavu Group

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The Kadavu Group is an archipelago south of Viti Levu, one of Fiji's two main islands. Dominated by Kadavu Island, the fourth largest island in Fiji, the...

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Nabukelevu

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Nabukelevu is a volcano located on the southwest portion of Kadavu Island in Fiji. It is 805 metres (2,641 ft) tall, and last erupted around 1660. It...

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Albert Tuisue

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Tuisue Date of birth (1993-06-06) 6 June 1993 (age 29) Place of birth Kadavu Island, Fiji Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Weight 114 kg (17 st 13 lb; 251 lb)...

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19th parallel south

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 Fiji Kadavu island 19°0′S 178°29′E / 19.000°S 178.483°E / -19.000; 178.483 (Pacific Ocean) Pacific Ocean Passing just north of Matuku Island,  Fiji...

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Fijian name

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substitutes Ro for both titles. In the Lau Islands, male and female chiefs are both styled Roko, while in Kadavu Island and western areas female chiefs are titled...

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178th meridian east

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19°6′S 178°0′E / 19.100°S 178.000°E / -19.100; 178.000 (Fiji)  Fiji Kadavu Island 19°9′S 178°0′E / 19.150°S 178.000°E / -19.150; 178.000 (Pacific...

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Culture of Fiji

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the men's and women's crafts are separate. The village of Na lotu on Kadavu Island is famous for its pottery, the making of which is still governed by...

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Ono Island

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Ono Island may refer to: Ono Island (Fiji), an island in the Kadavu Group, Fiji Ono Island (Alabama), a barrier island in Baldwin County, Alabama, United...

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Lau Islands

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Lau Islands The Lau Islands aka little Tonga (also called the Lau Group, the Eastern Group, the Eastern Archipelago) of Fiji are situated in the southern...

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Cyclone Susan

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high seas, a heavy swell and storm surge inundated Bequ Island and a village on Kadavu Island, while partly destroying beach-fronts, roads, jetties and...

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Tuaikaepau

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outrigger canoe, with the captain and two others on board, reached Kadavu Island with the news that there were 13 survivors shipwrecked on the reef,...

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Health in Fiji

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"Financing for universal health coverage in small island states: evidence from the Fiji Islands". BMJ Global Health. March 2017. Retrieved 18 November...

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Castaway Island

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Castaway Island (or Qalito) is an island of the Mamanuca Group in Fiji. It is inhabited, with a tourist resort on its west side. The island has an area...

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Fiji

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are Labasa and Savusavu. Other islands and island groups include Taveuni and Kadavu (the third and fourth largest islands, respectively), the Mamanuca Group...

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Tavarua

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Tavarua is an island resort in Fiji. It has an area of 29 acres (120,000 m2). It is close to the main Fijian island, Viti Levu, and is surrounded by a...

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Mamanuca Islands

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Mamanuca Islands (Fijian: [mamaˈnuða]) of Fiji are a volcanic archipelago lying to the west of Nadi and to the south of the Yasawa Islands. The group...

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Kadavu honeyeater

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the islands of Kadavu in Fiji. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and tropical mangrove forests. The Kadavu honeyeater...

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Galoa Island

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Galoa is an island of the Kadavu Group of Fiji. It is located in the south of Kadavu and can be reached only by boat. Coordinates: 19°04′40″S 178°11′00″E...

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Monuriki

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uninhabited island situated off the coast of Viti Levu in the Fiji Islands, in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean. Monuriki is part of the Atolls islands, and...

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Rabi Island

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Rabi (pronounced [ˈrambi]) is a volcanic island in northern Fiji. It is an outlier to Taveuni (5 kilometers west), in the Vanua Levu Group. It covers an...

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Laucala

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of a triplet of small islands that lie to the east of Thurston Point on the island of Taveuni in Fiji. The privately owned islands are the site of the Laucala...

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Kadavu fantail

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The Kadavu fantail (Rhipidura personata) is a species of bird in the fantail family Rhipiduridae. It is endemic to Kadavu and Ono in the Kadavu archipelago...

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Mount Buke Levu

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Mount Buke Levu is the highest mountain on Kadavu Island in Fiji. Its height is 2,749 feet (838 m). Peakbagger.com Coordinates: 19°07′48″S 177°58′48″E...

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Denarau Island

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17°46′23″S 177°22′23″E / 17.773°S 177.373°E / -17.773; 177.373 Denarau Island is a small private resort development on the western side of Viti Levu in...

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Harold Collocott

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Fitzroy Collocott Date of birth (1883-06-25)25 June 1883 Place of birth Kadavu Island, Fiji Date of death 12 September 1955(1955-09-12) (aged 72) Place of...

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Naiqoro Passage

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Naiqoro Passage is located near Kadavu Island in Fiji and is one of the main inlets to the Great Astrolabe Reef. v t e...

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Tivua Island

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Tivua Island is an island of the Mamanuca Islands, Fiji. Tivua is a small coral cay located in the northern part of the Mamanuca group of islands. The...

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