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AND THE WHITE MAN CAME...

Pacific Islanders used to lead a pretty peaceful life. Their daily existence was untroubled by the outside world. They were happy. They were content. They lived inside their very own bubble. 597 more words

NOTES ON PASIFIKA

New Beginnings

SIDE NOTE; Haven’t posted in a while, partly due to the fact that I don’t really know what to write about, because I wanted to go in chronological order, and that stumped me! 913 more words

Life

THROUGH MY EYES: 'I AM DIVERGENT' BY TANYA TAIMANGLO

Okay, let me explain how a 40 year old Asian Pacific Islander who now lives in the Pacific Northwest can be anything like the heroine, Tris from the bestselling trilogy by Veronica Roth. 697 more words

Pacific Islands

New Report Challenges Invisibility of Growing U.S. Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Population

A groundbreaking report released on March 25, 2014, reveals that Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NHPI) are one of the fastest-growing racial groups but face high rates of poverty and barriers to quality health care and educational opportunities for their youth. 616 more words

Native Hawaiians

JUST HOW FRIENDLY ARE THE FRIENDLY ISLANDS?

It was James Cook who first named Tonga ‘the Friendly Islands’. It happened in 1773, during his second Pacific voyage. The British explorer was so impressed by the warm welcome he had received in the village of Lifuka that he immediately coined an appropriate nickname for the country. 617 more words

Pacific Islands

Tuilagi return imminent - Cockerill

Leicester Tigers boss Richard Cockerill revealed Manu Tuilagi is set for a return to Premiership action next week, following his side’s gritty victory over London Irish. 447 more words

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