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Polynesian Art

This design is a homage to the prints often used in Aloha Wear. Black tropical flowers are outlined in pastel colors, accented with tear-drop shaped leaves.

Lapita Cultural Traditions

Polynesia, like Micronesia, stretched back to Lapita cultural traditions. Lapita Culture included parts of the western Pacific and reached as far east as Tonga and Samoa. However much of Polynesia, like the islands of Hawaii, New Zealand, Tahiti, and Easter Island, had only relatively recently been settled by indigenous peoples.