Pacific Islander

Pacific Islander is a term used to refer to the people of the Pacific Islands.

Pacific Islander regions

According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, the Pacific Islander three regions, together with their islands, consist of:


The islands scattered across a triangle covering the east-central region of the Pacific Ocean. The triangle is bound by the Hawaiian islands in the north, New Zealand in the west, and Easter Island in the east. The rest of Polynesia comprises Samoan islands (American Samoa and Samoa), the Cook Islands, French Polynesia (Tahiti and The Society Islands, Marquesas Islands, Austral Islands, and the Tuamotu Archipelago), Niue Island, Tokelau and Tuvalu, Tonga, Wallis and Futuna, and Pitcairn Island.


The island of New Guinea, the Bismarck and Louisiade archipelagos, the Admiralty Islands, Bougainville Island, Maluku Islands, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, the Santa Cruz Islands (part of the Solomon Islands), New Caledonia and Loyalty Islands, Vanuatu (formerly New Hebrides), Fiji, Norfolk Island, and various smaller islands.

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Indo-Pacific Subcommittee Hearing Announcement: “Renewed U.S. Engagement in the Pacific: Assessing the Importance of the Pacific Islands” (US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs)

Public Technologies 16 Mar 2023
- The House Foreign Affairs Committee announced the Subcommittee on Indo-Pacific will convene a hearing entitled, "Renewed U.S. Engagement in the Pacific. Assessing the importance of the Pacific Islands" on Thursday, March 23rd ... Assessing the importance of the Pacific Islands"....

Time to step up investments in rural communities on the frontline of climate change in the Pacific islands

PR Newswire 09 Mar 2023
At the Pacific Week for Agriculture taking place in Fiji this week, IFAD delegates shared their organization's vision and new strategy to work with Small Island Developing States (SIDS) ... "Rural communities in the Pacific islands are on the frontline of climate change ... The Pacific Islands Rural and Agriculture Stimulus Facility in Fiji....

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