Two recent articles by Japanese researcher Mr. Hideo Matsunaga (1991, 1994) in The Journal of the Pacific Society prompt me to think about Chile's relationship to its Pacific territory, Rapanui, as the people of Easter Island call themselves and their land.
"Japan, Rapanui and Chile's Uncertain Sovereignty,"
Rapa Nui Journal: Journal of the Easter Island Foundation: Vol. 9
, Article 1.
Available at: https://kahualike.manoa.hawaii.edu/rnj/vol9/iss1/1