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Hawai'i & the Pacific: Regions

Resources on Hawai'i and the Pacific

Pacific Islands Culture Map

By User:Kahuroa [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The Pacific Islander regions are made up of three distinct ethnogeographic groups: Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia.


Micronesia contains the following island nations:

  • Chuuk
  • Kosrae
  • Pohnpei
  • Yap
  • Guam
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Content: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 Windward Community College Library