Corporate entry: Litogahira School, Isabel



Litogahira was the seventh junior school established by the Diocese of Melanesia. It was establish in 1945 on Isabel Island, planned by Edmond Bako on a site cleared by the people in 1944. The first Headmaster was Drummond Ama, formerly a student at All Hallows' School, Pawa (q.v.). In 1947, Dudley Tuti (q.v.) succeeded him, assisted by Simon Hooara. Litogahira School was the first school planned by Solomon Islanders and the first to charge fees-the boys paid £2 per year. (Fox 1958, 236)

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  • Fox, Charles E., Lord of the Southern Isles: Being the Story of the Anglican Mission in Melanesia, 1849-1949, Mowbray, London, 1958. Details