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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US, four others launch initiative aimed at supporting priorities of the Pacific islands

The Hill 25 Jun 2022
... engagement with the Pacific by any other partner that shares the Pacific’s values” and further supporting the priorities of the region that are “in line with the Pacific Islands Forum’s upcoming 2050 Strategy for the Blue Pacific Continent,” according to the joint statement....
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More US Cabinet-level officials to visit the Pacific island region

Straits Times 23 Jun 2022
June 24, 2022 6.20 AM This comes�as the US steps up its engagement in the region to counter China .......
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What life is like for the Pacific Island women doing time

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 17 Jun 2022
It took Jessica Hill three years to accept she was in prison. She used the next four years of her sentence to seek forgiveness and hone her craft ... ....

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