Tagata Pasifika

The Pacific voice on
New Zealand television

since 1987

Olohega or Swains Island Part 3 of 3 Tagata Pasifika

Olohega. A small, idyllic Pacific island north of Samoa and just south of Tokelau. Bought for a bottle of gin and 15 shillings an acre. Annexed to the United States. Its former inhabitants were evicted almost sixty years ago from their island and long to return.

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