Biographical entry: Iahoroiasi, Peter


In 1875, Iahoroiasi was a bigman at Tawatana on Makira. His name means 'He who slays on the sea', gained in 1875 when he led a party that massacred forty Malaitans. (Fox 1958, 160)

Published resources


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