With a population of some 4000 Polynesians , 40 Europeans and 50 tourists, Tahaa makes Papeete seem like Manhattan.
With the exception of a few Polynesian outliers, the languages spoken among the islanders of Chuuk, Pohnpei, Kosrae, and the coral atolls of Yap State are classified as Nuclear Micronesian.
Hawaii probably had 1,765 species of native plants when the Polynesians first arrived, and over 90% of them were found nowhere else.
The Polynesians are the original inhabitants of a vast string of islands in the Pacific Ocean, from New Zealand in the south to Hawaii in the north.
The use of fish also raises the point that it is easier and cheaper for Polynesians to buy canned fish rather than to catch their own, thus devastating one of their great traditions and removing them from nature.
Yup, thanks to satellite television, my daughter now speaks Polynesian .
This language feature is unknown among European languages but common among Polynesian ones.
Melanesian and Polynesian peoples settled the Fijian islands some 3,500 years ago.
In Hawaii, these commercial hybrids are quite distinct from many Saccharum officinarum canes still in existence that were brought to the islands and cultivated by the native Polynesians .
she's a Polynesian