Largest & westernmost island of Samoa: 659 sq mi (1,707 sq km)
Savaii Sentence Examples
The Maoris are Polynesians, and, in common with the majority of their kinsfolk throughout the Pacific, they have traditions which point to Savaii, originally Savaiki, the largest island of the Samoan group, as their cradleland.
Hand timber trees, of use in boat-building, &c., are especially characteristic of Savaii.
- The Samoans are pure Polynesians, and according to the traditions of many Polynesian peoples Savaii was the centre of dispersion of the race over the Pacific Ocean from Hawaii to New Zealand.