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These males-raised-as-girls are known as mahus. Some of them grow up to be heterosexual; others become homosexual or bisexual and, often appearing publicly in women’s attire, actively seek the company of tourists. Some dance the female parts in traditional island night shows. You’ll see them throughout the islands. Many of them have traveled widely and speak English fluently, making them prime candidates for jobs in hotels and restaurants. On the other hand, women were not considered equal in this respect in ancient times, so lesbians may not find the islands quite as friendly.
The most effective contain a high percentage of “deet” (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide). I light a mosquito coil in my non-air-conditioned room at dusk in order to keep the pests from flying in, and I start another one at bedtime. Grocery stores throughout the islands carry these inexpensive coils. I have found the Fish brand coils, made by the appropriately named Blood Protection Company, to work best. Don’t be frightened by those little geckos (lizards) crawling around the rafters of even the most expensive bungalows.
Winning dancers and March singers from the Heiva Nui perform at Coming of the Gospel. Gatherings on hotels on the outer islands. All month. Tahiti commemorate the anniversary of the arrival of the London Mission- September ary Society. March 5. Tourism Days. Islanders pay homage to overseas visitors, who get discounts. May Last weekend in September. Billabong Pro. World-class surfers compete on the big waves off Teuhupoo October on Tahiti Iti. First 2 weeks in May. Aitoman (Iron Man) Moorea Triathlon.