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Hon. Toswel Kaua, CSI, CMG,OBE

Member of Parliament
Baegu-Asifola, Malaita
Ninth Parliament

Constituency: Baegu/ Asifolo, Malaita Province

Contact Address:    

National Parliament
P.O. Box G19
Solomon Islands.
Phone: +677 28520
Fax: +677 24272

DECEASED: Died on 15 Nov 2010

Parliamentary Appointments

  • Elected to the National Parliament of Solomon Islands for Baegu/Asifola on 5 April 2006. Re-elected on 4 August 2010

Parliamentary Committee Appointments

  • N/A.

Ministerial Appointments

  • Minister for Justice and Legal Affairs from 21 December 2007 to 2010
  • Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Public Service from 3 May 2007 to 10 November 2007.
  • Minister for Agriculture and Livestock from 18 October 2006 to 3 May 2007
  • Minister for Mines and Energy from 5 May 2006 to 18 October 2006


  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Teaching, Oxford University
  • Diploma in Education and Post-Graduate Diploma in Education, University of New Castle, Upon Tyne
  • Solomon Islands Teachers College, Certificate in Teaching
  • Certificate in Administration, Management and Systems, University of Sydney
  • Pawa Senior College, Secondary Certificate
  • Lilifea Primary School, Junior Primary Certificate

Occupation before entering Parliament

  • Secretary to the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Permanent Secretary to various Ministries including Ministry of Provincial Government, Ministry of Post and Communication, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Police and National Security, Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, and Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs
  • Deputy Secretary to the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Prime Minister’s Office
  • Under-Secretary, Public Service Division
  • Assistant Secretary (Personnel), Prime Minister’s Office
  • Chief Administrative Officer (Regulation), Ministry of Public Service
  • Assistant Education Officer, Selection and Guidance, Ministry of Education
  • Head Master, St. Nicholas Primary
  • Class Teacher, St. Nicholas Primary


  • Date of birth: 28 August 1947
  • Village/ Home Island: Lau, Malaita Province