Pacific Island Guide Bibliography

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Interviews[edit | edit source]

  • Stanley Tuione and other descendants of Kakolosi Tuione of Tonga
  • Tisina Wolfgram Gerber of Tonga
  • Tangata Niumeitolu of Tonga
  • Levi Tua’one of Tonga
  • Yves Perrin, former mission president in Tahiti.
  • Gisele Maeva Takanga Buchin Tehaavi (deceased), of Tahiti and Tuamoto Islands.
  • August and Pauline Lee Chip Sao of Faaa, Tahiti
  • Dottie Behling of Hawaii
  • Nani Olsen Kelly of Hawaii
  • Fran McFarland of Hawaii
  • Donna Camacho Hydrick of Hawaii
  • Kalli Kamaquoha-Wilson of Hawaii
  • Linda Gonzalves of Hawaii
  • Rose Palmer Heimberg of New Zealand
  • Ravendra Rama of Fiji
  • Eb Davis, Church Translation. Former mission president of Micronesia and Melanesia.
  • Phyllis Ingram, Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Books and articles[edit | edit source]

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  • Beazley, Irene Ashton Davies. Whakapapa Research Guide, Author’s manuscript. Used with permission.
  • Britsch, R. Lanier. Founding the LDS Church in Melanesia and Micronesia.
  • BYU Kennedy Center of International Relations. Culturegrams, Tonga, Samoa, Tahiti, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Fiji, Niue.
  • BYU Kennedy Center of International Relations. Culture for Missionaries: Samoa.
  • BYU Kennedy Center of International Relations. Culture for Missionaries: New Zealand
  • Cole, William and Jensen, Elwin. Israel in the Pacific. Genealogical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1961.
  • Continental Air Micronesia. Route Map
  • Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Book of Mormon.
  • Deseret News, 2009 Church Almanac
  • Gessler, Clifford The Leaning Wind, published by D. Appleton-Century Company, New York, 1943
  • Fisiipeau, Foli. Island Names Processing Guide, Manuscript in possession of the author.
  • Gerber, Tisina Wolfgramm. Iohani Wolfgramm, Man of Faith and Courage. Self-published.
  • Hyerdahl, Thor. American Indians in the Pacific.
  • Hyerdahl, Thor. Kon Tiki.
  • Hyerdahl, Thor. Aku Aku.
  • McLachlan, Sue. Savage Island or Savage History? An Interpretation of Early European Contact with Niue. University of Auckland Polynesian Studies 1982.
  • Mead, Sidney M. Te Maori: Maroi Art from New Zealand Collections New York: Abrams in association with the American Federation of arts 1984.
  • Mehr, Kahlile.History of Family History.
  • Mehr, Kahlile. Record profiles: Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia. Internal publication of the Family History Department.
  • Merriam Webster. Collegiate Dictionary. Merriam-Webster, Inc. Springfield, Mass. 1971
  • Sutton, Bruce S. Lehi, Father of the Polynesians. Havaiki Press, 2000.
  • Tanner, Russell S. A Discussion of Supporting Priesthood Leaders in Micronesia with Church Programs. Manusciprt in possession of the author.
  • Underwood, Grant, Voyages of Faith, Explorations in Mormon Pacific History.

Websites[edit | edit source]

  • Principles of Family History Research (FamilySearch Wiki article)
  • How to Guess Where to Start (FamilySearch Wiki article)
  • www.aitutaki.com
  • www.alptuna.com/public/marquesas/GEO
  • www.bartleby.com/65/ph/PhoenixI.html
  • www.bradshawfoundation.comeaster
  • www.centerplace.org/history/ch/v4ch03.htm
  • www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos
  • www.ck/raro.htm And ww.ck/history.htm
  • www.colonialvoyage.com
  • www.columbusguides.com (Columbus World Travel Guide)
  • www.cwo.com
  • www.discoverfrance.net/colonies
  • www.enchanted learning.comusa
  • www.en2.wikipedia.org/wiki/gilbert_islands and other Wikipedia Places
  • www.familysearch.org
  • www.fiji-islands.com
  • www.fiji-travel.com/history.html
  • www.gohawaii.about.com/cs/fiji/a/fiji_islands.htm
  • www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/oceana
  • www.guam-online.com
  • www.idiom.com/~gford/tonga/history.html
  • www.iexplore.com/dmap/Fiji
  • www.infoplease.com/ipa/.html
  • www.islandheritage.org/eihistory.html
  • www.janeresture.com/fedmic
  • www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/island
  • www.ldshawaii150.org/LDS
  • www.lonelyplanet .com - Kiribati, Vanuatu, Tahiti and French Polynesia, Tonga
  • www.lorrypatton.com/travel/tips/614-608.html
  • www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/nytmaps.pl?tuvalu
  • www.maori.org.nz
  • www.maps-of-the-world.comhistory
  • www.mapsouthpacific.com
  • www.museumsnett.no/kon-tiki/Heyerdahl
  • www.nztech.org New Zealand Electronic Text Centre
  • www.ocean98.org/seahneaur
  • www.philtar.ucsm.ac.uk/encyclopedia/poly/newpoly.html
  • www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempiers/easter/explore/ahuvinapu.html
  • www.presidence.pt/eng/polynesie/geoanaa.cfm
  • www.reference.allrefer.com/encyclopedia/A/AustralI.html
  • www.rmiembassyus.org/about/hisotry
  • www.sampo.creighton.edu/~hotblack/fiji7.html
  • www.tahitinet.com
  • www.thetahititraveler.com
  • www.tongatapunet.to/tonga/homeland/history/article1.htm
  • www.vanuatu.islands-real-estate.com
  • www.visit-fsm.org
  • www.vtgonline.com
  • www.worldtravelguide.net - Australia and South Pacific