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ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE - In this July 31, 2008 file photo the Tonga's monarch, King George Tupou V, sits on his throne during the Royal Honors Investiture Ceremony in Nuku'alofa, Tonga. King George Tupou V, who championed a more democratic system of government in the Pacific island nation, died Sunday March 18, 2012, at a Hong Kong hospital. (AP Photo/Torsten Blackwood, Pool, File)
The Tongan community honors King George Tupou V, who died Sunday in Hong Kong