Hihifo
in Niuas, Tonga

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-15.954 and -173.796 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -15° 57' 15" and W -173° 47' 46"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pa'anga - TOP
Spoken languages:
Tonga, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:32 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Pacific/Tongatapu
UTC/GMT offset: 13 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:45 am and 6:28 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
15.897 and 5.799 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Tchin Tabaraden
References
This place on Geonames.org

Touring Hihifo

Hihifo in Niuas with it's 815 residents is a town located in Tonga about 11,256 mi (or 18,114 km) west of , the country's capital place.

Time in Hihifo is now 01:32 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Tongatapu with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 6 airports nearby Hihifo. The closest airport in Tonga is Kuini Lavenia Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Satupa`itea, Vailoa, Asau, Neiafu and Mulifanua. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 12%
Air Humidity 75%
Air Pressure 1011.9 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Monday, 26th of August 2019

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Tuesday, 27th of August 2019

27°C (80 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Broken clouds.

Wednesday, 28th of August 2019

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Humpback Whales of Tonga

Published: December 15, 2007
Length: 28:00 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: SailBillabong

One of our most favorite moments ... snorkeling with more than ten huge humpback whales in Tonga.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Niuatoputapu

For the 2009 tsunami, see the main article: 2009 Samoa tsunami. Niuatoputapu is an island in the island nation of Tonga, Pacific Ocean. Its name means sacred island. Older European names for the island are Traitors island or Keppel island. Niuatoputapu is located in the north of the country, 300 km away from Vavaʻu near the border with Sāmoa. Its closest neighbours are the small island of Tafahi, only 9 kilometers to the north-northeast, and the island of Niuafo'ou.

Located at -15.95, -173.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Tonga, History of Tonga, Tongan mythology, Tsunami

Tafahi

Tafahi is a small (1.2 km × 2.8 km,  mi ×  mi) island in the north of the Tonga archipelago, in fact closer to Savaiʻi (Sāmoa) than the main islands of Tonga. It is only 9 km north-northeast away from Niuatoputapu, and fishermen communicate in small outboard motorboats almost daily between the two. Other names for Tafahi are Cocos Eylant (coconut island) or Boscawen island.

Located at -15.85, -173.717 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Tonga, Volcanoes of Tonga, Tongan mythology, History of Tonga, Languages of Tonga, Stratovolcanoes

Falehau

Falehau is a village on the island of Niuatoputapu in Tonga. The other two villages on Niuatoputapu are Vaipoa and Hihifo, the main village on the island. Falehau was extensively damaged in the 2009 Samoa earthquake and tsunami. The tsunami followed an earthquke of an 8.0 Mw earthquake in the Samoan Islands region at 06:48:11 local time on 29 September 2009.

Located at -15.9333, -173.733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Tonga

Vaipoa

Vaipoa is one of three villages on the island of Niuatoputapu in Tonga. The other two villages on Niuatoputapu are Falehau and Hihifo, the main village on the island. Niuatoputapu was extensively damaged in the 2009 Samoa earthquake and tsunami with a number of fatalities. The tsunami followed an earthquke of an 8.0 Mw earthquake in the Samoan Islands region at 06:48:11 local time on 29 September 2009.

Located at -15.95, -173.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Tonga

Niuas

Niua is a division of Tonga. It is the northernmost group of islands in the Kingdom of Tonga. It consists of three islands: Niuafoʻou Niuatoputapu Tafahi

Located at -15.9667, -173.783 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Tonga, Divisions of Tonga

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