The Bonin Islands were settled by Hawaiians

In a remote island chain of Japan, 500 miles south of Tokyo, there are uninhabited islands that were settled by Americans over 100 years ago (Jack London even visited them.)

 Today the natives are dying out, having been replaced by Japanese transplants, and the Japanese government is rewriting history to say they were settled by Japanese centuries before anyone settled on them. The islands are significant for evolving and preserving unique flora due to their isolation.
The islands are known in Japanese as the 小笠原群島. Some time ago I would have liked to have visited them, but now I think I would get very bored and run out of things to do there. I’ll just keep them in mind if I want to go on a honeymoon and maybe have part of an island to myself.

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