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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Palau, the Pacific Island paradise which is home to 18,000 people and could become the ...

The Daily Mail 05 Jan 2021
The Republic of Palau ... According to data from the World Health Organisation, the island nation in the western Pacific Ocean with a population of 18,000 people has not recorded a single coronavirus case or virus-related death....

Happy muted New Year! New Zealand and the Pacific Islands are first to ring in ...

The Daily Mail 31 Dec 2020
Unmourned but never to be forgotten, 2020 started passing into history in Kiribati and Samoa at 10am GMT and New Zealand at 11am - with the last Pacific islands set to cross the invisible threshold 25 hours later ... Total national lockdown by the end of January is inevitable,......

First WCO/ROCB Sub Regional Virtual Workshop on PCA for the Pacific Islands (WCO - World Customs Organization)

Public Technologies 02 Dec 2020
Following a request for capacity building in the area of effective revenue assurance, the first Sub Regional Virtual Workshop on Post-Clearance Audit (PCA) for the Pacific Islands was organized by the WCO and the Asia Pacific Regional Office for Capacity Building from 23 to 26 ......

Rugby may soon be united in giving the Pacific Islands what they deserve

The Times/The Sunday Times 22 Nov 2020
Like the other great rugby nations of the Pacific IslandsTonga and Samoa – they are so rarely granted games against Tier One nations but in ......

The Pacific island nation of Samoa records its first case of the virus.

New York Times 19 Nov 2020
A village in Samoa last year. The country had been one of the last in the world without a recorded coronavirus case ... ....

How the Pacific Islands are Balancing COVID-19 Survival Demands on Coastal Fisheries with Sustainable Management

MENA FN 15 Oct 2020
(MENAFN - iCrowdNewsWire) Oct 14, 2020 By Catherine Wilson Coastal fisheries provide vital food security and household incomes throughout the Pacifi... ....

Why are there unexploded bombs in the Pacific islands?

Sydney Morning Herald 24 Sep 2020
The death of two bomb-disposal experts in the Solomon Islands has put the spotlight on a decades-old problem in the Pacific. Why are the islands dotted with bombs? And why is the danger increasing? .......

PFM Reform Strategy in the Pacific Island Countries

Public Technologies 10 Sep 2020
In 2010 the Economic ... PFM Reform Strategy in the Pacific Island Countries &' class='first'>Email this Subscribe to this feed Save to Digg This!....

Collaborating on Coral Restoration in the Pacific Islands

Public Technologies 31 Jul 2020
Last year, NOAA and The Nature Conservancyembarked on a multi-year partnership to support the collaborative development of targeted coral restoration plans for the four Pacific Island jurisdictions of Hawai'i, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas (CNMI)....

COVID-19 Considerations for Elections in the Pacific Islands

Public Technologies 23 Jun 2020
As governments around the world focus on formulating a rapid response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Pacific Islands region faces unique set of risks and challenges ... to civil society and government officials make many in the Pacific highly vulnerable should the pandemic spread....

Neighbours, Masterchef and 60 Minutes will air across the Pacific Islands to try and counter ...

The Daily Mail 25 May 2020
A new initiative by Free TV Australia will deliver a raft of Australian television content to Pacific Island nations to help 'broaden' the entertainment industry's audience ... will only deepen the connection with our Pacific family,' Minister Payne said....

U.S. Government Provides Additional US$9.9 Million to Support COVID-19 Efforts in the Pacific Islands Region

Public Technologies 21 May 2020
The newest tranche of assistance from the ... Over the past 20 years, the United States has invested over US$5.21 billion in assistance to the Pacific Islands region. Over the past decade, the United States has invested more than US$620 million for health in the Pacific Islands....