[20]   It is not known for certain whether dogs were found in the Marshall Islands before European contact, although this is very likely. It is known that the RiPalle also introduced dogs during their initial visits. For example Otto von Kotzebue, 1816-1817, among others.

[21]   Agricultural assessments of the mid 1950s have shown that there is a breadfruit variety which grow fruit almost all year round. Perhaps this is the special, superior breadfruit mentioned here.