Bachelor with honors, Brigham Young U., 1960; Master of Arts with honors, Middlebury Graduate School, 1962; Doctor of Philosophy with honors, Georgetown University, 1973.
Chairman foreign languages department, Keystone College, La Plume, Pennsylvania, 1963-1964;
instructor linguistics, Iona College, New Rochelle, New York, 1964;
assistant professor language department, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland., 1965-1966;
department chairman Middle East/African languages, United States Defense Language Institute/ Crowell Collier, Washington and Arlington, Virginia, 1968-1969;
associate professor languages linguistics, State University of New York, Oneonta, 1970-1977;
president, founder, Achievement Research & Verification Systems, Inc., Albuquerque, since 1976;
president, owner, Hawaii Diet Plan Inc., Honolulu, 1983-1986. Lecturer marketing communications Upjohn Pharmaceutical Sales, Marina del Rey, California, 1988. Marketing consultant Supernutrition Inc., San Francisco, 1987-1988.
Consultant to major national television and magazine news media, since 1991.
With United States Air Force, 1951-1955.
Married Vasaloloa Taualii, Aug.29, 1955. Children: Lynnae Tasi, Charlene, Susanne Tilo, Michelle Sina, Bruce, Craig, Lisa.