Savaii


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Savaii

the largest island in Samoa: mountainous and volcanic. Pop.: 42 400 (2001). Area: 1174 sq. km (662 sq. miles)
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It's what makes Samoa and Savaii special in the first place, and we want very much to keep it that the way.
Savaii [13[degrees]28'S, 172[degrees]21'W]: 1 [male], 1 [female], Mataatu Harbor, shore trail, 18 October 1938, C.
One occasion for this was when Palauli district travelled from Savaii to Upolu to make their talomua presentation during the Mau period.
The landscape so fascinated photographer Thomas Andrew that he produced an entire album of albumen and platinum prints entitled Scenes from Savaii.
Located on the island of Savaii, 2,800 miles south of Hawaii, the village couldn't find the money, so Chief Fuiono Senio and the elders reluctantly sold logging rights to 30,000 acres of tropical hardwoods for $2.
Description : Sapapalii village community based on the island of Savaii is no exemption to the environmental changes that are now experienced all around Samoa, which are primarily caused by a combination of human and natural disturbances.