THE Tavua Chamber of Commerce and Industry is also mourning the death of the late Tui Tavua, Ratu Jale Waisale Kuwe Ratu.
TCCI acting president Pavin Anand said the business community of Tavua would miss Ratu Jale.
"He was a very business-minded person and he supported the chamber in trying to bring more investment to Tavua," he said.
"The chamber conveys its condolences to the family of Ratu Jale. The sad thing about his loss is that we have lost a great leader."
Mr Anand said the late Tui Tavua was committed to working with the chamber and the Tavua Town Council in trying to develop the town.