political reviews polynesia 225 French Polynesia. http://www.tahiti-infos ment of the water supply network .com for about us$2.7 million. Although 2011 was a dynamic year for imports Young, Forrest Wade. 2012. Polynesia in (us$67,703,864), they fell by 1.7 Review: Issues and Events, 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011: Rapa Nui. The Contempo- percent in 2012. This drop can be rary Pacific 24:190–201. attributed to an increase in the cost of industrial materials. Exports remained ____2013. Leviante Araki Re-elected weak; only 20.5 tons of seafood were President of Rapa Nui Parliament. exported abroad for a total value of Pacific Island Report, August. http://pidp .eastwestcenter.org/pireport/2013/August/ us$145,651. 08-09-an.htm On 15 September, Tominiko Halagahu became the faipule (district chief ) of Hihifo for the Royalists, succeeding Heneliko Kavahe‘eaga. From the village of Vaitupu, During the year in review, economic Tominiko Halagahu is a member activity increased despite a rise in of the Halagahu family (one of the prices (4.7 percent annual inflation, main royal families from the north- compared to 4 percent in 2011) and ern district) and was formerly seen delays in shipping between the islands as supported by both Royalists and of Wallis and Futuna. Due to unfavor- Renovators (anti-Royalists).
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