Biographical entry: Rapasia, Michael


Michael Rapasia spent many years working in the Visale area. He was elected as President of the Guadalcanal Council in 1961, and was elected its Vice-President in 1967. He became a nominated member of the Legislative Council (q.v.) in 1963 and was elected as the member for Guadalcanal in 1965. He was defeated in the 1967 election, and the next year was granted an O.B.E. (NS 31 Jan. 1968)

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  • British Solomon Islands Protectorate (ed.), British Solomon Islands Protectorate News Sheet (NS), 1955-1975. Details