Halaevalu Mataʻaho ʻAhomeʻe, Tongan royal, Died at 90


Halaevalu Mata’aho ʻAhomeʻe was born on May 29, 1926, and died on February 19, 2017.

She was the Queen Consort of Tonga from 1965 to 2006 and the wife of the late King Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, who died in 2006.

Halaevalu Mataʻaho ʻAhomeʻe was the Queen Mother of George Tupou V and the reigning King Tupou VI.

Halaevalu Mataʻaho ʻAhomeʻe was the oldest daughter of ‘Ahome’e (Manu-‘o-pangai) and his wife, Heuʻifanga, a great-granddaughter of the last King of the Tuʻi Tonga Empire.

And the Queen Mother was a great-great-granddaughter of Maʻafu.

She married her husband, Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, on June 10, 1947.

During 2006, Taufa’ahau Tupou IV died.

During 2011, The Queen Mother celebrated her 85th birthday with a five-day celebration held in May.

Halaevalu Mataʻaho ʻAhomeʻe 90 years old.