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:

Polynesia

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.

Melanesia

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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China’s Edge in the Pacific Islands: Xi Jinping Makes Time for Leaders (US Institute of Peace)

Public Technologies 15 May 2024
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PALM10: Japan's Extended Hand To The Pacific Islands

MENA FN 14 May 2024
(MENAFN - Asia Times) At the April US-Japan summit, President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida agreed on the necessity of continued engagement with more Indo-Pacific countries, ... ....
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Why the Pacific Islands Is Seeing a Rise in ‘Defense Diplomacy’ (US Institute of Peace)

Public Technologies 14 May 2024
) As strategic rivalry between China and the United States has intensified in recent years, the Pacific Island region has become a key ......
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PALM10: Japan’s extended hand to the Pacific Islands

Asiatimes 14 May 2024
As published in the 2050 Strategy for the Blue Island Continent and formally announced during the 2022 Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), the need for more options for alternative energy sources and lessened reliance on fossil fuels is more important than ever, being tied to the Pacific Islands’ sovereignty and very survival....
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