54 inches) washed onto the small island of Jailolo
but caused no damage.
Ring of fire - Tsunami waves nine centimetres high were detected at Jailolo
on Halmahera island, in the Maluku Islands, the meteorological agency said.
Since the 1780s the rebel movement of Prince Kaichiki Nuku and his successor Raja Jailolo had been campaigning for the restoration of the fourth kingdom of the Moluccas under its own raja.
Raja Jailolo, 1811-1832, gerakan nativisme di Maluku', paper presented at the Seminar Sejarah Nasional III, Jakarta, 1982.
Meanwhile, at least eight people were killed and 16 others seriously injured in religious-related violence in the Jailolo
subdistrict of North Maluku Province on Wednesday, North Maluku Gov.
This type of leadership was adopted from the sultanate system of Tidore, Ternate, and Jailolo
in the sixteenth century (see Kamma 1947-49; Andaya 1993).
Among the flooded sub-districts were South Jailolo
, West Halmahera district, and Oba.
A number of areas in Indonesia have potential geothermal reserves such as Seulawah (NAD), Tampomas, Cisolok--Sukarame (West Java), Gunung Unggaran (East Java), Ngebel Wilis (East Java) and Jailolo
in a village in the Jailolo
district of the provincial capital town Ternate, a predominantly Muslim area, the report said.
Nuku's desire to reestablish the principality of Jailolo
250 years after its fall is another example of the long memory of the Malukans.
The two Sultans (whose forebears were known as raja [M]) (heads of adat [M] or traditional customs) were in constant conflict with each other and with the neighbouring Sultans of Jailolo
and Baean as well as with the Portuguese, Spanish, English and Dutch.