Islanders

 Career Highlights

  • Late 1986: King Tonga teamed with The Tonga Kid as a babyface tag team in the World Wrestling Federation.
  • September 13, 1986 – Superstars: The Islanders (King Tonga & Tonga Kid) defeated The Moondogs (Moondog Rex & Moondog Spike).
  • September 21, 1986 – Wrestling Challenge: The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) vs. The Islanders (King Tonga & Tonga Kid) ended in a double disqualification.
  • September 22, 1986 – MSG Network: The Islanders (King Tonga & Tonga Kid) defeated The Moondogs (Moondog Rex & Moondog Spike).
  • October 11, 1986 – Superstars: Pedro Morales & The Islanders (King Tonga & Tonga Kid) defeated Ken Glover & The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart).
  • October 25, 1986 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Barry O & Steve Lombardi.
  • November 2, 1986 – Wrestling Challenge: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Iron Mike Sharpe & Terry Gibbs.
  • November 15, 1986 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Barry O & The Gladiator.
  • November 30, 1986 – Wrestling Challenge: Dino Bravo & The Dream Team (Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine) defeated Sivi Afi & The Islanders (Haku & Tama).
  • December 20, 1986 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Bob Orton & The Magnificent Muraco by disqualification.
  • December 28, 1986 – Wrestling Challenge: Butch Reed, Nikolai Volkoff & The Iron Sheik defeated The Islanders (Haku & Tama) & Jose Luis Rivera.
  • February 1, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: Nikolai Volkoff & The Iron Sheik defeated The Islanders (Haku & Tama).
  • February 1987: King Tonga and The Tonga Kid both turned heel and renamed to “Haku” and “Tama” – known as the Islanders.
  • The Islanders turned heel and were then managed by the infamous Bobby “The Brain” Heenan – members of the Heenan Family.
  • February 21, 1987 – Superstars: The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) defeated The Islanders (Haku & Tama) to retain the world tag team titles.
  • February 23, 1987 – MSG Network: Demolition (Ax & Smash) defeated The Islanders (Haku & Tama).
  • April 5, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Al Navarro & Iron Mike Sharpe.
  • April 25, 1987 – Superstars: Butch Reed, Nikolai Volkoff & The Iron Sheik defeated Sivi Afi & The Islanders (Haku & Tama).
  • April 26, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) vs. The Rougeau Brothers (Jacques Rougeau & Raymond Rougeau) ended in a double count-out.
  • May 16, 1987 – Superstars: Demolition (Ax & Smash) defeated The Islanders (Haku & Tama).
  • May 17, 1987 – Wrestling  Challenge: The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) defeated The Islanders (Haku & Tama) by disqualification.
  • May 30, 1987 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated The Can-Am Connection (Rick Martel & Tom Zenk) by count-out.
  • June 13, 1987 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Eric Cooper & SD Jones.
  • June 21, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Lanny Poffo & Scott Casey.
  • July 4, 1987 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Frankie DeFalco & SD Jones.
  • July 12, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Jerry Allen & Mario Mancini.
  • July 25, 1987 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Scott Casey & SD Jones.
  • August 9, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Omar Atlas & Rick Hunter.
  • August 22, 1987 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Jerry Allen & Mike Richards.
  • September 6, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Jesse Cortez & Steve Gatorwolf.
  • September 19, 1987 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Lanny Poffo & Scott Casey.
  • September 26, 1987 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Brady Boone & Jim Evans.
  • October 1987: The Islanders began feuding with Tag Team champions Strike Force but couldn’t win the titles after many attempts.
  • October 11, 1987 – Wrestling Challenge: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Mario Mancini & Mike Richards.
  • October 16, 1987 – MSG Network: Strike Force (Rick Martel & Tito Santana) defeated The Islanders (Haku & Tama) in a best 2 out of 3 falls match.
  • October 17, 1987 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Jim Evans & Tony Parks.
  • November 21, 1987 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Bill Wood & Leo Morgan.
  • November 26, 1987 – Survivor Series: Strike Force (Rick Martel & Tito Santana), The British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith & The Dynamite Kid), The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell), The Rougeau Brothers (Jacques Rougeau & Raymond Rougeau) & The Young Stallions (Jim Powers & Paul Roma) defeated Demolition (Ax & Smash), The Bolsheviks (Boris Zhukov & Nikolai Volkoff), The Dream Team (Dino Bravo & Greg Valentine), The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) & The Islanders (Haku & Tama) in a tag team elimination match.
  • December 8, 1987: The Islanders vs. The British Bulldogs ended in a no contest when The Islanders kidnapped Matilda!
  • ~~~WWF President Jack Tunney would later announce that the Islanders were indefinitely suspended until Matilda was found!
  • December 12, 1987 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Jerry Allen & Jim Parks.
  • December 26, 1987 – Superstars: The British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith & The Dynamite Kid) vs. The Islanders (Haku & Tama) ended in a no contest.
  • December 26, 1987 – MSG Network: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell).
  • January 9, 1988 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Jerry Grey & Lanny Poffo.
  • January 24, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Brady Boone & Eric Cooper.
  • January 24, 1988 – Royal Rumble: The Islanders defeated The Young Stallions (Paul Roma and Jim Powers) in a best 2 out of 3 falls match.
  • January 25, 1988 – MSG Network: The Islanders defeated The British Bulldogs by disqualification when the bulldogs used a leash as a weapon.
  • January 27, 1988: The British Bulldogs defeated The Islanders and continued to do so on House Shows for a month.
  • January 30, 1988 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Lanny Poffo & Scott Casey.
  • February 14, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeat Eric Cooper & Lanny Poffo.
  • February 20, 1988 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Omar Atlas & Rick Hunter.
  • March 7, 1988 – SNME: The Islanders (Haku and Tama) defeated The Killer Bees (Brian Blair and Jim Brunzell).
  • March 20, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated David Stoudemire & Mark Young.
  • March 27, 1988 – WrestleMania 4: The Islanders and Bobby Heenan defeated The British Bulldogs and Koko B. Ware w/Matilda.
  • April 9, 1988 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Mark Young & Tony Parks.
  • April 21, 1988: The Islanders and High Chief Afi w/Bobby Heenan defeated Outback Jack and Brady Boone, and Steve Blackman.
  • ~~~Bobby Heenan introduced Afi as a new member of the Islanders, but it was his only appearance with the group.
  • April 24, 1988 – Wrestling Challenge: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Scott Casey & Van Van Horne.
  • April 1988: Tama left the World Wrestling Federation and Haku had a singles run going under the name “King Haku”.
  • May 7, 1988 – Superstars: The Islanders (Haku, High Chief Afi & Tama) defeated Brady Boone, Outback Jack & Steve Blackman.
  • May 27, 1988 – MSG Network: Bobby Heenan & The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated Koko B. Ware & The British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith & The Dynamite Kid).