Hula dancers welcome tourists, people in Papeete and Maria.
VS. Pilots in cockpit of big jet airliner. VS. Hula girls with garlands to put round the necks of arriving passengers as they leave their plane at Tahiti Airport. The native band strikes up and hula dancing follows on the airport tarmac. VS. Palm lined roads from travelling car. MS. Tahitian woman washing clothes at water's edge in an old fashioned way. CU. Town sign: Papeete. GV. Street scene in the capital town Papeete. MS. People walking up gangplank onto small boat. GV. Yachts moored in small harbour at Tahiti. CU. Tahitian girl. LS. Islands around Tahiti. LS. Small crowd on landing bay at island of Maria waiting to welcome visitors. VS. Natives welcoming the tourists in traditional fashion. GV. Mountains on the island. CU. Hula type girl combing her hair. CU. Hand feeding Albatross. LS. Yacht out on lagoon. VS. On the beach the band starts again and the girls dance, some tourists join in with them.