- a volcanic island in the Leeward Island group of the Society Islands, French Polynesia, in the South Pacific. 92 sq. mi. (238 sq. km).
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It is situated about two hundred and fifty miles to the south of Raiatea.Captain Cook
You can almost see Huahine from Raiatea, and you'll be sure to know some of them.
Grief took the steering-sweep, and four of his Raiatea men bent to the oars.
For'ard, on the Valetta, were several of Grief's own Raiatea sailors.
The Snark was lying at anchor at Raiatea, just off the village of Uturoa.The Cruise of the Snark