Recently Roberta Davis and her husband John Llanes, proprietors of Makaira in Taveuni had the good fortune of hosting one of Hawaii's top rated TV programs, “Hawaii Skin Diver”. The show is shot on location at some of the best…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on July 7, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
According to the old testament, the Egyptians suffered through plagues of frogs, lice, flies, locusts and other wild animals.
According to a recent article in the Fiji Times, residents of Taveuni and nearby…
Added by Robert F. Kay on March 25, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
New Year's in the world's first time zone--the first celebratory place on the planet.
Just down the road from Makaira (Roberta Davis' and John Llanes cool little resort) is a…Continue
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Today, Roberta and I are going coral gardening. I've given her the primer and now we're off.…Continue
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Well it only took an hour and a half to catch a wahoo, a half hour further of patrolling for sailfish (one jumped not too far off The Huntress) and then we headed home. North of Taveuni, but still in Somosomo Strait, I could see Qamea and Matangi Islands to my left and Kioa and…Continue
Added by Scott Putnam on January 10, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
I'm not a good fisherman and I can't say in all honesty, that I've found much joy from the sport. There I said it. I know it's a…
Added by Scott Putnam on January 6, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Today, I leave Paradise Taveuni for Makaira Resort. Makaira is located a few hundred meters south of Matei Airport – so I’ll get a sense of the whole length of the island. Travelling with me are two Slovakian guests from the resort. I say my “Good Byes”, take a last look at the…Continue
Added by Scott Putnam on December 29, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments
During Scott Putnam's recent visit to Fiji, he had an opportunity to stay at Makaira, run by Roberta Davis and her partner John Lianes, who hail from the Big Island of Hawaii.
In a few days Scott will post a video interview with Roberta, which features a close up look at their brand new fishing…
"How often is it that a beach has a website? Well, the beach that serves as the rest stop in Somosomo Strait does: http://www.fijifiji.com You see the link on a sign attached to a coconut tree - more on this later in the blog . . .
The website is interesting - it doesn't really say anything or impart much information about the beach or the yet…Continue
Added by Scott Putnam on November 27, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments
Paradise put on a great Lovo Feast last night. 'Twas real authentic: pig was put in the ground - roasted for a few hours along with vegetables - taken out and served. As we ate, people from the surrounding community started arriving with their families. The guitars, ukeleles, and voices soared above our conversation. The Milky Way shone in…Continue
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Harry’s kept the air…Continue
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One planet, I believe it is Mars, hung low and bright in the sky like a diamond near Maui’s Fishhook (Scorpio).
If all the town lights…Continue
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I'd never heard of Makaira Resort prior to Rob Kay's (Fiji Guide founder) introduction last…Continue
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