Adi Pateresia Vonokula
Waimaro na Marama na Roko Tui Waimaro 1
(Marama = Lady; a term of respect much like Lady used with nobles in England; Roko = local officers in charge of a district; Tui = king or sovereign)
Adi Pateresia Vonokula, The Lady Waimaro, the ruling Queen of Waimaro, Princes Pateresi Vonokula (AKA Adi Divono) was a teacher, wife and is still a loving mother, as well as a very able, well respected and loved ruler. Adi Divono is a descendent of Ratu Cakobau King of Fiji on her mother’s side and the great kings of Waimaro on her fathers side.
Born 8 Dec 1928 in Bau, Tailevu, Fiji. Her parents are Ratu Apenisa Vosavakarua, Tui Waimoro and Adi Litiana Maopa (the daughter of Ratu Stewart Oliver, Tui Savura, the youngest son of Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, Turaga na Vunivalu ni Bau) and Adi Arita Koila (The daughter of Ratu Tevita Uluilakeba II Tui Nayau).3
Adi Pateresia Vonokula acceded to the title Roko Tui Waimaro upon the death of her brother Ratu Josaia Tabaiwalu Rakuita, Roko Tui Waimaro, (Ratu Rakuita) in 19892
Adi Divono married Ratu Joseva Kulinidilo Wainui (Ratu Joe) from Bau
Adi Makarita Boseniveimatanitu Wainui (born 22 Dec 1950)
Ratu Peni Vulaca Wainui (born 26 Aug 1953)
Adi Losalini Lassa Wainui (born 26 Jan 1955)
Ratu Viliama Vuetasau Wainui (born 27 Aug 1956)
Adi Asenaca Rosi Tuikilakila Wainui (born 6 Jun 1961)
Ratu Henry Wainui (born 7 Feb 1963)
Ratu Josaia Tabaiwalu Wainui (born 7 Feb 1972)
1. House of Chiefs a Wikipedia (The Free Encyclopedia) article.
2. Personal knowledge
3. Oral History of Adi Fulori's family (Adi Fulori's Ancestry: From Oral History recited to me by Adi Pataresia Vonokula (Adi Divono), Roko Tui Waimaro and taken down by hand by me at her home in Nabukaluka, Waimaro, Fiji 1983).