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Aaron Kumana death. Not from a long time illness

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Aaron Kumana Set for FUND RAISING

Fundraising Launch, Support Kumana's 5 Recommendations.

A fundraising to support Kumana’s 5 Recommendations

http://aronkumana.blogspot.com/2010/05/aaron-kumanas-5-recommendations.html was launched after Kumana signed a first appreciation certificate to a sponsor from the US. The

certificate known as “Common Face” will be given to individual sponsors who like to help support the 5 Recommendations.

“ISATUNA ISUMATANA” translated in Kumana’ own language –
“Common Face” which gave himself to identify the face of himself and the president JF Kennedy which appeared in magazines, posters, TV or movie without confusing him. That’s why the common face is adopted for the certificate.

After his death (4 year ago) family members formed a committee to carry out his 5R’s. This committee did not work as all these committee members were scatted around the country.

This year 2017 Kumana’s grandson came to rescue again to
support his grandfather’s 5R’s .

With the small amount money donated from the friends oversea we started a Aaron Kumana (AK) rest house and a piggery project. This process may help us support the AK 5R’s.

HELP US TO RESCUER THE 5 Recommendations (5R's).

For more information's and wish to support the 5R's.

Contact: Rellysdom Aaron Malakana

Mobile: 677 7611354

Email: kumana.aaron@gmail.com

Family Photo's

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Grandson explain grandpa’s trip

 Grandson of kumana explains his grandpa’s trip to the 70th Anniversary of the battle of Guadalcanal on the 7th August 2012.

The grandson explained that Kumana’s trip was a request from the Solomon Scouts and Trust board, and they did cover the trip, and he (Kumana) was a special guest during that anniversary.

Following  the promises made by his youngest son to the community people, more help for the trip to a nearby airstrip. The promise leads people to expect Kumana to receive support from the America after the celebration.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Kumana Appreciates

Aaron Kumana wish to thank the people who involved arranging his trip to the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal in Honiara.

Although he did not know who exactly who did the arrangement, but he understands well of those from the 2 consultation offices, the USA and the Solomon Island and the committee involved in the arrangement.

Monday, August 6, 2012

JF Kennedy's surviving rescuer will be a special guest at today's 70th Anniversary.

Former US President John F Kennedy’s surviving rescuer will be a special guest at today's 70th Anniversary to marked the marines landing on Guadalcanal in 1942.

In his first public and media appearance since 1942, Kumana who only spoke through interpreter said he was overjoyed to be part of the celebration

 I am overjoyed.... Kennedy is my president and I treasure US and the president Kennedy. To be part of this event makes me feel proud and glad to meet US marines again” said Kumana.
The heroic Kumana could not hide his joy when he received the invitation to be part of this 70th Anniversary.

 “I told my children, no one will ever stop me from going over to Honiara to be part of this 70th Anniversary, I want to see Americans” Kumana said.
The 90 year old is strong and can be work by himself with his walking stick. Though hearing is a little problem for him at this current age, he remains active and speak well.
Aaron Kumana said, JF Kennedy and America becomes his treasure and joy since then.
“I could not believe saving the future president of America” Kumana said.
Mean while, Kumana’s family wish if America could ever recognise the heroics of their father with something special to honour him.
However, they were proud of their father for what he did.   

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The Rescuer of Pt 109 prepares for 70th Anniversary and launch his wish.

The rescuer of the Pt 109, Aaron Kumana prepares to attend this year 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal.

 He said, such invitation was an opportunity to visit some of the veterans who fought the battle of Guadalcanal. Kumana said that his presence to the anniversary was also to highlight the goodmanship of the people of the Solomon’s who fought for their country.

He also stated that people who involved during past ethnic tension should learn this anniversary a peace module of unity, there will be Japanese and Americans, so we want to see GRA’s, MEF’s or who.

Accompany him will be his youngest son John F Kennedy.

The Rescuer who helps the JF Kennedy (35th president of America) and his crews during WWII was also wishing to be part of Prince Edward and his wife’s visit to the Solomon Island.

He learns that the Family of the Queen have very much close to the president. His visit would be like bringing old times to live. 

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Stone Handcrafts Wanted from Ranogga Island

Wanted Stone Handcrafts for decorations or send to a friend, we offer more of our unique items.


Sunday, June 10, 2012

Old artifacts could be an Opportunity.

Old handicrafts could be a big opportunity to set up a museum in our area. Hundreds of the collections are being discovered and excavated. It is wiser to put on display once the set up is established.

For instance, an old stone axe was discovered after the 2007 April earthquake & tsunami which elevated the island of Ranogga. The finding was located at the site where a shocking event took place way back at seventeen or eighteen century. The raid was done by people of Isabel Island resulting their head warrior was beheaded during that event The finding was believed to be that head warrior which he’s the next to the chief of Bugotu tribe. His head was brought to the sacrifice site which can be seen today.

 Such history may keep alive at all time and it may be one of the beneficiary factors to improve education to primary and secondary schools.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Kumana's Grandson Plan Out Reconciliation.

Kumana’s  Grandson plan’s our reconciliation between Kumana’s close relatives (Tribe), Kumana’s youngest son John. F. Kennedy and R. Aaron Malakana (Grandson).

The reconciliation was to clarify some of the tensions between these people which related to Kumana’s relationship with those USA visiting friends. One of this was his promise to his community, purposely to clarify that, such promise is a propose and the community should understand  the outcome, either positive or negative, and the community should understand this.

This gathering will also remind the community the potential of tourist industrial that may establish in the community without destroying the environment. And such projects must be accepted in the community. The gathering will also terminate some of the tensions between the family of Kumana and his tribe.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Kumana’s Promise could be Dangerous said a close Relative .

A close relative of Aaron Kumana who is from Kumana’s tribe said that Kumana’s promise to his community could be affecting his (Kumana) reputation and his family. 

The relative said that, for almost 5 years now but nothing happens. He also said that the frequent visitors from the USA had been reminding the community of expecting some positive result from them.

Kumana’s promise somehow could be hiding out from the back of everybody's mind but may spoil his reputation and his family.

 Also there has been disagreement from kumana’s tribe, for being requested Kumana to leave his home for a day trip on the tourist boat. This may allow him to catch cold and he is aging and such request may affect his health. 

In response, Kumana’s grandson stated clearly that such request may allow him to be part of his solidarity with his USA friends, and moreover is to relieve himself from the ongoing stress which currently affecting him since he lost his beloved wife.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Kumana cannot locate exactly where he and buiku buried the body of a Japanese pilot.

It was a fine day and there were attacks from the Air and the Sea between the Japanese and Allied force. This makes it harder to differentiate either we are now heading to the setting of the sun or still in mid day.
          We approach Lebu bay (Gizo Island) and we saw a Japanese plane was being attacked by an Allied Plane. There it went right in front where I and Baku ahead too. We spotted where the wreck is but not a sign of anybody. There above us was a large umbrella, it was a parachute, the pilot was air-escaped from his plane. We approach him but it doesn't seem like an enemy to us but expecting us to save him from his injury and we treat his wound in the Gizo harbor (Now BP wharf).
          Next day, I and Biuku planned to hand him to the Americans but he asked us to take him to Kolobangara (Japanese base). But we insisted, then he retaliated. Wow!! He is a tough guy, he made very fast move with actions (Karate) then made an attack on us. But with a change we hold and won't let him free and after a lot minutes he collapsed and we lost our Japanese friend. We buried him in BP area Gizo town.
          It was in the year 2004 my grandfather told this story to me. And this year 2012 the Japanese Government Volunteers are seeking any reminds of the Japanese soldiers who died during the WWII may report this to them. So in private (2012) I asked my grandfather were was the exact site where they buried the Japanese Pilot, but he cannot locate the exact site. 

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Aaron Kumana’s wost bloody nightmare brings the findings.

One of the bloody tales that Kumana told me was the bloodiest war launched by air attack and the field attack in different locations which US marine commanders used us as front liner.

“I always risked my life but I found that the USA marines always cover up, but when it comes to an air struck bodies are all over”, said Kumana.

In the year 2003 Aaron Kumana whispered in my ear and told me the sites.

And in the year 2007 some USA dog tags were collected. 

Check out might one of those you know.