Title History


  • World Class Championship Wrestling Tag Team titles;


Career Highlights

World Wrestling Federation – The Islanders:

  • Late 1986: King Tonga teamed with The Tonga Kid as a babyface tag team in the World Wrestling Federation..
  • February 1987: King Tonga & The Tonga Kid both turned heel and renamed to “Haku” & “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..
  • October 1987: The Islanders began feuding with Tag Team champions Stike Force but couldn’t win the titles after many attempts..
  • 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 indefinately suspended until Matilda was found!
  • January 24, 1988 – Royal Rumble: The Islanders defeated The Young Stallions (Paul Roma & Jim Powers) in 2 straight falls..
  • January 25, 1988: The Islanders defeated The British Bulldogs by DQ 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..
  • March 7, 1988 – SNME: The Islanders (Haku & Tama) defeated The Killer Bees (Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell) in a tag team match..
  • March 27, 1988 – WrestleMania 4: The Islanders & Bobby Heenan defeatd The British Bulldogs & Koko B. Ware w/Matilda..
  • April 21, 1988: The Islanders & High Chief Afi w/Bobby Heenan defeated Outback Jack & Brady Boone, & Steve Blackman..
  • ~~~Bobby Heenan introduced Afi as a new member of the Islanders, but it was his only appearance with the group..
  • April 1988: Tama left the World Wrestling Federation and Haku had a singles run going under the name “King Haku”..
  • Tama can regularly be seen in local commercials for “Lee & Woo Optomotry” here in San Francisco during RAW & SmackDown!
  • April 20, 2007–BAW Championship Wrestling: D-Lo Brown (BAW Champion) vs. The Tonga Kid ended in Double Disqualification..