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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$1.6M Project to boost Digital infrastructure in the Pacific Islands

FBC News 16 May 2022
This will be made possible with the new $1.6m funded DIRECCT – Digital ......
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Hirono, Cotton Introduce Bill to Expand U.S. Diplomatic Presence in the Pacific Islands (Mazie K Hirono)

Public Technologies 14 May 2022
Senators Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) introduced the Expanding America's Pacific Diplomatic Presence Act of 2022, bipartisan legislation to enhance the United States' presence in the Pacific Island region by studying the feasibility of creating new U.S....
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Successful Step towards the Development of “Pool of Trainers” in the Pacific Islands through the Master Trainer Programme (WCO - World Customs Organization)

Public Technologies 12 May 2022
... administrations in the Pacific Islands ... All the efforts and exchanges provided by the working group members seem very promising for the progression of the MTP and the future application of the capacities newly developed within the Pacific islands in the Asia/Pacific region....

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