ABout us

Our Core Values

The Uto ni Yalo Trust is held to together with the following strong set of core values that enable us to connect with our ocean.

  • Love for creation / our Ocean
  • The wisdom of our traditional knowledge
  • Our working together
  • Our wellbeing “Sautu”
  • Our vibrant community

Our Vision

Living in tune with nature and celebrating life-centered values, rooted in the traditional wisdom of our ocean culture.

  • Culture & Voyaging Tradition
  • Sustainable Sea Transport
  • Advocasy
  • Youth Empowerment & Stewardship
  • Functions and operations of Uto Ni Yalo

Our Principles

1. Voyaging through winds of change to capture the “heart of the spirit” of wayfinding.

2. Sharing our experiences, stories and rich traditional knowledge.

3. Inspiring a sense of adventure in all Fijians for positive change.

4. Uniting our navigation history.

5. Innovating models of affordable, low carbon, sea transport.