The Polynesian islands were settled from Western Polynesia to Eastern Polynesia as indicated via carbon dating and
periods of island settlements ( Lapita pottery ). Early Polynesians migrated from the Samoan islands settled in
2000-500BC to Marquesas 100AD to Tahiti 300AD to Hawaii 500AD. Then upon return voyages from the
east into the west, these Polynesians settled Aotearoa 800-1000AD from the Cook Islands.
Sister islands found in SAMOA, TAHITI and HAWAII are as following: Upolu and Savaii in Samoa 2000-500BC,
Uporu and Havaii in Tahiti 300AD now called Taha'a and Raiatea, and finally Upolu on Hawaii and Hamoa,
Maui in Hawaii 500AD. This was a recreation of their sister island homes in SAMOA as the children of Savaii settled
new lands in the east from Western Polynesia.
The Samoan word Tonga means "South." It is held in Samoan oral tradition
that the original people of Tonga were Polynesians from Samoa and Melanesians from nearby Fiji and Vanuatu. Tonga-Samoan
Polynesians procreated with the Melanesians of Fiji and Vanuatu and developed the modern-day Tongan heritage, which explains
the scientific findings of mixed Polynesian-Melanesian genetic markers of Tongans (Genetics 2002). Melanesian cultural influence
was very strong in the Tonga islands, thus Polynesians moved back to Samoa. To keep the Polynesian heritage strong,
royalty of Tonga sought marriage with Samoan Alii families, hence Queen Salamasina and Taufa'ahau Tupou. These old traditions
are well known in the southern Polynesian islands.
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Dedication: The Polynesian Samoan Hawaiian medical terms in books " POLYNESIAN INTERCONNECTIONS " are dedicated to
the late Paramount Ali'i Lei'ataua Le Sa Peter Lei'ataua Ah Ching of Upolu, Manono, Samoa, Hawai'i nei and Pago Pago, American
Samoa, whom was hospitalized at Straub Medical Clinic Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii 2003. This knowledge of medical Polynesian
terminology is disseminated for the education of nurses and doctors upon caring for the Polynesian people of these Polynesian
islands: Samoa, Tonga, Tahiti, Hawai'i and Aotearoa and the Polynesian triangle at large. Knowledge and a willingness
to learn, communicate and help patients is in essence why people become healthcare workers ideally. God bless and may
all benefit from this endeavor for effective medical care upon patients.
" Ua mo moe toa, malo le fai o le faiva lau susuga Lei'ataua Le Sa, se Tama fa'atamali'i, e tu toa, ma mitamita i
lona Samoa, tausi aiga lelei. Ia vi'ia pea le Atua i ou galuega lelei. O lau pule lea, o ou galuega lava lea. Alofa tele lava
mo oe le Tama peleina. Se'i ta toe oli'oli i le lagi ma le alofa tele lava, lou alo lava lea. E misia lava oe i aso uma, ae
e le galo lava oe la'u Tama peleina."
Fiji ( Bula vinaka ), Tonga ( Malo lelei ) SAMOA ( TaloFa ) ---> MARQUESAS ( TaloHa ) ---> HAWAII (
aloHa ) ---> AOTEAROA New Zealand ( aRoHa ). Tahiti ( Iorana ).
References. (1) Pacific Journals. (2) GENETICS 2002 (3) PNAS 2000 (4) World Encyclopedias. (5) Polynesian Cultural
Center in Laie, Hawaii. (6) Hawaiian King David Kalakaua 1888, Legends & Myths of Hawaii. (7) Hawaiian Legends of Ghosts
and Ghost-Gods, by W.D. Westervelt. Boston, G.H. Ellis Press . (8) An Account of the Polynesian Race: Its Origins and
Migrations, and the Ancient History of the Hawaiian People to the Times of Kamehameha I. Abraham Fornander. Mutual Publishing
Company 1996. (9) Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii. Samuel Manaiakalani Kamakau & M.K. Pukui. Kamehameha School Press, 1995. (10)
The Polynesians Prehistory of an Island People. Peter S. Bellwood. Thames and Hudson Ltd. London, 1978. (11) The Kumulipo
A Hawaiian Creation Chant. Martha W. Beckwith. University Press of Hawaii. 1972. (12) Polynesian Interconnections. Peter Leiataua
AhChing. Lulu Press Inc, 2003. (13) Vikings of the Sunrise. Peter H. Buck. Whitecombe and Tombs, 1954.
Copyright 2003-05, Peter Leiataua AhChing at John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Hawaii
Federal and State Judiciary Courts Officer.
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