List of Polynesians

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This is a list of notable Polynesians.

Living People[edit]

Historical people[edit]

  • King Kamehameha I of Hawaii
  • Tupaia, 18th century Tahitian navigator, arioi (Polynesian religious office, similar to priest) and noble; accompanied Lt. James Cook on his renowned first voyage of discovery
  • Tarheto, 18th century Tahitian boy who accompanied Tupaia on his voyage with Captain Cook until their deaths in Batavia

Fictional characters[edit]