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Kava History Where did Kava Originate?


New Zealand
Kava Vendor
legends are often distant echoes of the past and symbolic ways of understanding complex events or phenomena. which means they are true, but perhaps not in a literal sense.

Check out this excellent paper that reinterprets Tongan legends in the context of archeological and geological evidence to suggest that the legends are compatible with other evidence suggesting that kava was introduced to Tonga from Vanuatu: