Polynesian Location Names



  Name Group Island

Fagatogo

Sāmoa

Tutuila

Fagatogo is the downtown area of the island of Tutuila. Fagatogo is the next village west of Utulei on the island of Tutuila.

Fangatongo

Tonga

Vava'u

Fangatongo is an area in the town in Neiafu on Vava'u island, Tonga. Although Utulei is on another island (Pangaimotu island), Utulei is less than a mile south of Fangatongo.

Havai'i

Society Islands

Ra'iatea

Havai'i was the acient name for the island of Raiatea.

Hawai'i

Hawai'i

Hawai'i

Hawai'i (often pronouced Havai'i is the name for the State of Hawai'i and the largest Island in the Hawaiian Island.

Savai'i

Sāmoa

Savai'i

Savai'i is the name of the largest Island in Samoa.

Koloa

Tonga

Koloa

Koloa is the name of the village on Koloa island in the Vava'u group of Tonga.

Koloa

Hawai'i

Kaua'i

Koloa is the name of a southern district and town on the island of Kaua'i

Manu'a

Sāmoa

Ta‘ū

Manu'a is the group of islands including Ta‘ū, Ofu, and Olosega.

Manuka

Tonga

Tongatapu

Manuka is a village on the island of Tongatapu.

Maunaloa

Hawai'i

Moloka'i

Maunaloa is the name of a mountain and also a small town on the island of Moloka'i.

Maugaloa

Samoa

Savai'i

Maugaloa is a mountain on the island of Savai'i.

Manua Loa

Hawai'i

Hawai'i

Mauna Loa is a mountain on the island of Hawai'i.

Maugaroa

Rarotonga

Rarotonga

Maugaroa is a mountain on the island of Rarotonga.

Maugatea

Rarotonga

Rarotonga

Maugatea is a mountain on the island of Rarotonga.

Mauna Kea

Hawai'i

Hawai'i

Mauna Kea is a mountain on the island of Hawai'i.

Ofu

Samoa

Ofu

Ofu is an island of the Manu'a islands group of Samoa.

Ofu

Tonga

Ofu

Ofu is an island of the Vava'u islands group of Tonga.

Olosega

Sāmoa

Olosega

Olosega is an island of the Manu'a islands group of Samoa.

Olohena

Hawai'i

Kaua'i

Olohena is an division of land on the east side of the island of Kaua'i.

Orohena

Society Islands

Tahiti

Orohena is the highest mountain on the island of Tahiti.

Sāmoa

Sāmoa

Savai'i

Sāmoa is the island group of the Sāmoan people from Savai'i in the west to Ta‘ū in the east.

Hāmoa

Hawai'i

Maui

Hāmoa is a beach on the island of Maui.

Ta‘ū

Sāmoa

Ta‘ū

Ta‘ū is the largest island of the Manu'a islands group.

Kaʻū

Hawa'i

Hawai'i

Kaʻū is the southern district on the island of Hawai'i.

Tula

Sāmoa

Tutuila

Tula is a village on the island of Tutuila.

Kula

Hawai'i

Maui

Kula is a district on the island of Maui.

Upolu

Sāmoa

Upolu

Upolu is the name of the second largest Island in Samoa.

Upolu

Hawai'i

Hawai'i

Upolu is the name of the northmost point on the largest Island in Hawai'i.

Uporu

Society Islands

Taha'a

Uporu is the ancient name for the island of Taha'a.

Utulei

Sāmoa

Tutuila

Utulei is the next village east of Fagatogo on the island of Tutuila.

Utulei

Tonga

Pangaimotu

Utulei is a village at the north tip of Pangaimotu island, Tonga. Although on another island, Utulei is less than a mile south of Fangatongo area, Neiafu in Vava'u island.

Vava'u

Tonga

Vava'u

Vava'u is the largest island in the the Vava'u island group and district of Tonga.

Vava'u

Society Islands

Bora Bora

Vava'u is the ancient name for the island of Bora Bora.

Polynesian location names with that are the same, or similiar with a cognate relationship.