Hiʻo

To 'oe hoho'a i roto i te hi'o hipa,

O ta'u pehepehe nehenehe roa a'e ia,

A ha'ape'epe'e ra no te mea te ma atu ra,

O ta'u tapa'o here hope'a te reira.

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Translated into Tahitian by Paloma
To 'oe hoho'a i roto i te hi'o hipa, O ta'u pehepehe nehenehe roa a'e ia, A ha'ape'epe'e ra no te mea te ma atu ra, O ta'u tapa'o here hope'a te reira.Turn
Original version
The mirror

The blue waters of your lagoon

For you, my short love poem in its Tahitian version (Reo Tahiti). Vahiné of sandy beaches, the ocean is your mirror. You are, in all the imagination of the metropolis. Gauguin and so many others have celebrated you. An airplane flies at sunrise to France, but tomorrow the blue waters of your lagoon await you ... So what will you choose?

Tahitian

Tahitian, the official Polynesian language in French Polynesia, is spoken by 70,000 people. In Tahiti the islands are as magnificent as those which inhabit them. The sea then the sun, lick then tenderly dry their pareos.
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