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This image on a panel along the Archaeological Nature Trail in the 'Opunohu Valley on the island Mo'orea shows a taro farmer at work. Diana Izdebski/Courtesy of Jennifer Kahn hide caption

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Archipelago, in Washington, D.C., is among a wave of new tiki bars across the country. But how do South Pacific islanders feel about tiki kitsch? Frank N. Carlson/Courtesy of Archipelago hide caption

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Frank N. Carlson/Courtesy of Archipelago

Let's Talk Tiki Bars: Harmless Fun Or Exploitation?

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Easter Island is known best for its hundreds of colossal stone statues depicting human figures. The causes of its societal and economic collapse centuries ago are fiercely debated among scientists. Luis C. Cobo/Flickr hide caption

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