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2011-06-21 13:04:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Tahiti Nui is offering travelers who book their flights from Los Angeles to New Zealand or Australia to experience the stunning islands of Tahiti with a complimentary three-day stopover.

2010-12-10 00:00:47

Answer Ten Questions about the Resort, Island and National Airline Over Five Weeks for a chance to Win a Five-Night Stay in French Polynesia and 2 Round Trip Tickets on Air Tahiti Nui Moorea, French Polynesia (PRWEB) December 8, 2010 There’s no place better to unplug from this high tech world than the tropical paradise that is French Polynesia, but what about using electronic media to get there? The award-winning Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa is celebrating its Tenth...

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2010-07-12 06:20:00

A total solar eclipse plunged remote islands into darkness on Sunday after it began its 6,800 miles arc over the Pacific.

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2010-07-09 13:23:37

The French Polynesias will experience the islands' first solar eclipse in 350 years on Sunday.

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2010-05-12 09:55:00

Archaeologists have disproved the fifty-year-old theory underpinning our understanding of how the famous stone statues were moved around Easter Island.

2010-04-27 02:59:00

LUGANO, Switzerland, April 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine the luxury of worldwide travel being virtually real for everyone.

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2009-11-05 09:39:46

Community-based education and awareness programs minimized the death toll from the recent Samoan tsunami, though there are still ways to improve the warning and evacuation process, according to a team of researchers that traveled to Samoa last month.

2009-09-30 20:37:00

-Organization sending response team, coordinating local efforts for concerned groups -Samoan American relief worker to lead World Vision team deploying from Seattle -Former NFL quarterback "Throwin' Samoan" Jack Thompson calls on Americans to help SEATTLE, Sept.

2009-09-30 15:26:00

WASHINGTON, Sept.


Latest Polynesia Reference Libraries

National Park Of America Samoa
2013-03-05 08:50:47

The National Park of American Samoa is located in the American territory known as American Samoa. The park is actually divided into three different areas comprised of the islands of Ta‘ū, Tutuila, and Ofu-Olosega. This park was legally established by Public Law 100-571 in 1988, but the land could not be acquired due to the traditional communal land system of its native inhabitants. However, in 1993, the National Park Service signed a fifty-year lease with Samoan village councils to acquire...

Pacific Rim
2013-02-19 13:33:00

The Pacific Rim is a reference to places around the edge of Pacific Ocean. The term Pacific Basin includes the Pacific Rim and the islands within the Pacific Ocean. It roughly overlaps with the geologic Pacific Ring of Fire. These countries are generally considered to be a part of the Pacific Rim, since they lie along the Pacific Ocean: North/East Asia Russia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand,...

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2008-09-12 16:44:08

The Polynesian Triller (Lalage maculosa), is a passerine bird belonging to the triller genus Lalage in the cuckoo-shrike family Campephagidae. It has numerous subspecies distributed across the islands of the south-west Pacific. The breeding range extends through Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Niue, Wallis and Futuna, Vanuatu and the Santa Cruz Islands. It occurs in a wide variety of habitats including man-made habitats such as plantations and gardens. It is about 6 inches to 6.25 inches long. The...

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Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.