Fiji Time: 8:10 AM on Friday 29 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Award for Hilton

Siteri Sauvakacolo
Saturday, August 02, 2014

THE Father of special education in Fiji, Frank Hilton, 94, was honoured a lifetime achievement award by the Hilton Organisation yesterday.

His achievements include establishing 10 special schools in Fiji, starting the hearing and vision enhancement unit, Project Heaven and being the national president of the Fiji Crippled Children's Society.

Mr Hilton's son Paul said being part of Fiji's disability community was his father's life.

"Even though he has retired, this is his life, his love and apart from his family, this is it for him," Mr Hilton said.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 'It's up to her'
  2. $225m reality
  3. Missing person
  4. Airline to name new CEO, managing director
  5. Graduates monitored
  6. Big bird joins growing fleet of aircraft
  7. Warriors ready for Pampas
  8. A fixed charge
  9. State not involved
  10. Bill allows civil servants to join unions

Top Stories this Week

  1. Heroes of the night Friday (22 May)
  2. Top cop foils robbery attempt Friday (22 May)
  3. Ratu Naiqama suspended Friday (22 May)
  4. Hacker's degree Tuesday (26 May)
  5. US Mercy visits Fiji Monday (25 May)
  6. Ratu Naiqama apologises Friday (22 May)
  7. Size doesn't matter for Labalaba Monday (25 May)
  8. Hacking horrors Tuesday (26 May)
  9. Ryan's attention turns to Rio Olympics Monday (25 May)
  10. Erectile dysfunction Monday (25 May)