Saint Joseph brings together the Takedji, an independent tribe from Wallis and Heo, whose population descends from the original inhabitants of the island of Beautemps-Beaupré who formaly took refuge in Ouvéa. The chuch of St-Joseph is famous for its arched wooden ceiling likened to a baby's cradle and its pulpit made of a local kohu an outstanding local timber. It dates from 1912.