Announced: April 2, 1980.
Location: At site of Church's Liahona College, several miles outside of Nuku'alofa; Loto Rd., Tongatapu, Nuku'alofa, Tonga; phone: (676) 20300.
Exterior finish: "R-wall" exterior finish and insulation system on concrete block; copper shingles on roof.
Temple design: Modern.
Architect: Emil B. Fetzer, Church architect.
Renovation Architect: Naylor Whenton Lund Architects.
Construction adviser: Richard Westover and Richard Rowley.
Renovation adviser: Alan Rudolf.
Contractor: Utah Construction & Development.
Renovation contractor: Cabella Construction, John Cabella.
Rooms: Baptistry, celestial room, three sealing rooms, two ordinance rooms.
Original floor area: 14,572 square feet.
Renovated floor area: 21,184 square feet.
Original dimensions: 142 feet by 115 feet.
Renovated dimensions: 200 feet by 115 feet.
District: 16 stakes, two districts in Tongan islands.
Groundbreaking, site dedication: Feb. 18, 1981, by President Spencer W. Kimball with Tonga's King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV.
Original dedication: Aug. 9-11, 1983, by President Gordon B. Hinckley; seven sessions. Rededicated Nov. 4, 2007, by Elder Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve, two sessions.