National Geographic : 1945 Feb
© National Geographic Society He Takes a Bite of Refreshing Pandanus Fruit Abaiang youngsters, particularly, are fond of chewing on the stringy inner ends of segments of this ripened fruit. It tastes a little like pineapple. Pre serves are also made from it and kept in leaf wrappers for off-season use. Kodachromes by W. Robert Moore Tide of War Passed Her Island By Coconut leaves serve as askirt for this girl ofMarakei. Many Gilbertese women began making such skirts when the Japanese occupation shut off their supply of cloth. Some menwore mats of woven pandanus.