Key Points

  • Personal relationships centered on mutual respect and compassion are key to engagement within the Pacific Island Nations.
  • It is possible to unify people in the achievement of a common goal while still respecting a nations individual culture, customs, and sovereignty.
  • The unique culture of the Pacific Island Nations provides a blueprint for others to engage productively on highly sensitive issues.
  • Sports and competition are the modern day expression of the Pacific Islander’s Warrior culture.