Mānava O Polynesia is committed to sharing the Polynesian, Micronesian, and Melanesian dances with the community and instilling the passion, heart, pride, and education of the islands.
Mānava is a core symbol and has multiple meanings in the Polynesian, Micronesian, and Melanesian languages. In Tahitian, it has the deepest meaning of hospitality and sharing with others. Hawaiian, it means heart and passion. In Samoan and Tongan, it means to breathe. Without breath, there is no life. We share the breath of life. In Chuukese, it means life. We carry on the hospitality, passion and life of Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia.