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Global Feast : The Marshall Islands
Coconuts Decoded - Part 1
May 5, 2013
Coconuts are a very important source of nutrition and one of the few locally sustainable food items in the Marshall Islands. Marshallese enjoy and appreciate every part of the coconut in every stage of the coconut's life. They don't waste any part of the coconut. It is no surprise that there are many different words for coconuts in the Marshallese language.