Funeral arrangements for late Hau'ofa to be confirmed

The funeral for radio legend the late Roger Hau'ofa will be confirmed by this week.

Daughter of late Hau'ofa, Michelle says they’re planning to have the funeral on Friday, March 10 in Port Moresby.

The late Hau’ofa passed on peacefully at 11:42pm on Saturday, March at his wife Pauline’s village, Iare in Kairuku District, Central Province after suffering from a long illness. 

The body of late Hau’ofa was flown to Moresby from the village this morning on a Helifix chopper and is now at the Dove Funeral Home.

Ms Hau'ofa confirmed that the Haus Krai will be held at Paga Hill, Down Town over the next few days.

“It’s early days yet but we are planning to have the funeral on Friday and take the body home to Iare Village for burial probably the next day on Saturday,” she said.

These details will be confirmed in the coming days.

The late Hau’ofa leaves behind wife Pauline, nine children, about 20 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

He was 73 years old.

Quintina Naime