Interesting facts

Bungalow standing above the water was invented in Tahiti about 50 years ago.
The word "tattoo" comes from the Polynesian language and Tahitian dialect means "drawing." There is a legend about Togh - God tattoos - which tells of the deity, that paint fish and coral in bright colors.
On the Fakarava island there is a church Jean de la Croix, which is entirely made of coral.
Most Polynesians believes Havak island rose from the ocean bottom, and it originated all life on earth. Today, the island is known as Raiatea.
In Tahitian alphabet there are only 13 letters.