Friendly Facts & Questions Commonly Asked

Frequently Asked Questions


And Frequently Asked Questions We Can’t Answer with Straight Faces...


  • Yes, the water does go completely around the island.
  • No, it does not go underneath the island.
  • Yes, it is all the Pacific Ocean.
  • No, the waterfalls are not salt water.
  • Yes, we speak English, er, sort of….
  • No, the other land you are seeing across the ocean on the west side is not the Mainland.
  • Yes, some of us who have read Fluke actually call our NW migratory visitors “humpies!” Please consider reading Christopher Moore’s book Fluke.
  • No, it’s never rained here before! This is new! No wonder we are called the wettest place on Earth!