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9 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

Voyaging canoes off on next leg of journey

Hokule'a and Hikianalia leave Tautira, Tahiti, as the leg from Tahiti to Samoa begins.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Hospitality Net

The Brando Officially Opens Today And Welcomes Its First Guests

The Brando, an exquisite luxury resort on French Polynesia's breathtakingly beautiful private atoll of Tetiaroa, composed of a dozen idyllic islets surrounding a sparkling lagoon 30 miles north of Tahiti, officially opens today to guests.

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Related Topix: Travel, Oceania, World News, French Polynesia Travel, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Examiner.com

New Polynesian paradise aptly named the Brando, opens in Tahiti

On July 1, 10 years to the day after Marlon Brando's death at age 80 from pulmonary fibrosis, a 35-villa resort named The Brando will open on the French Polynesian atoll of Tetiaroa, bought by the actor in 1967.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Daily Mail

Maria Menounos shows off her perfect bikini body in Bora Bora......

The 36-year-old Extra presenter was pictured relaxing at the St Regis in Bora Bora on Monday, showing off her perfectly toned bikini body.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian canoes reach Papeete, Tahiti

The Polynesian voyaging canoes Hokule'a and Hikianalia arrived in Papeete, the Tahitian capital, Sunday afternoon, returning to the welcoming landfall of Hokule'a's history-making maiden voyage some 38 years past.

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Related Topix: World News, Hawaii, Oceania

Sun Jun 22, 2014

QTMagazine

Tahiti's Package

I really shouldn't, but I always forget about Tahiti . The chain of volcanic islands ringed with heated white sand.

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Related Topix: Travel, Oceania, World News, French Polynesia Travel, Transgender,

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Daily Mail

Stunning photos vie for National Geographic travel award

From a giraffe in the kitchen to a shark beneath the warm seas of French Polynesia, stunning photos vie for National Geographic travel award Winner of award, entries for which must be submitted by the end of the month, will win a trip to Alaska A giraffe helping itself from a plate balanced on a kitchen table and a shark swimming in the French ... (more)

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Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal, Oceania, World News, French Polynesia Travel, us Travel

Wed Jun 18, 2014

SFGate

New Tahitian eco-resort helps realize Brandoa s a scientific visiona

Honolulu is among the locations IMDB.com lists for the filming of 1962a 2s "Mutiny on the Bounty," but it's French Polynesia - and the atoll of Tetiaroa in particular - that dazzled leading man Marlon Brando , who also fell in love with his co-star Tarita , a native of Bora Bora who quickly became his third wife.

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Related Topix: History Movies, Drama Movies, Mutiny on the Bounty, Adventure, Travel, Oceania, World News, French Polynesia Travel, Celebrities, Marlon Brando

Tue Jun 17, 2014

EurekAlert!

Why species matter

A UCSB graduate student assesses the underlying assumptions and predictive ability of 2 functional-group models used to study seabed communities UC Santa Barbara doctoral candidate Caitlin Fong travels to French Polynesia often but not for vacation.

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Related Topix: UC Santa Barbara, Oceania, World News, Science, Ecology

The Honolulu Advertiser

Hokule'a drops anchor at far-flung atoll

Hokule'a crew members, below, including Kealoha Hoe, left, Tamiko Fernelius and Bruce Blankenfeld, sighted land Sunday for the first time in more than two weeks.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

KPUA-AM Hilo

Hokule'a makes landfall

The voyaging canoes Hokule'a and Hikianalia have made landfall in the Tuamotu archipelago island group in French Polynesia.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Hilo, HI

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Dengue Virus Type 3, South Pacific Islands, 2013

After an 18-year absence, dengue virus serotype 3 reemerged in the South Pacific Islands in 2013.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Solomon Islands, Hercules, CA

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