Tevita Hualela'Imoana Funaki
Mormon Mission President Tevita Funaki and his Wife, Lolina
(born 1948) was the president of the Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Mission
which includes all of Papua New Guinea. Prior to his call as mission president, Brother Funaki had been serving as the patriarch
in the Nuku'alofa Tonga Liahona Stake.
Brother Funaki was born in Ha'atu'a, 'Eua, Tonga. At the time of his call as president of the Port Moresby Mission, Brother Funaki was working full time as a seminary coordinator in Tonga.
Brother Funaki has served as a missionary in the Tonga Mission and as a branch president and member of a high council among other callings.
As president of the Port Moresby Mission, Brother Funaki enacted policies with the vision of forming districts located in the outlying areas into stakes. At the time of his service as mission president (2009) the only stake in New Guinea was in Port Moresby.
Brother Funaki and his wife Lolina are the parents of five children.