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They speak both the traditional Rapa Nui language and the primary language of Chile, Spanish.

At the 2002 census there were 3,304 island inhabitants—almost all living in the village of Hanga Roa on the sheltered west coast.

Modern Rapanui music has had Latin American influences creating new genres such as the Rapa Nui style of tango.

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Some moai have hats of red volcanic stone known as Pukao.

Currently, the Rapa Nui and the Chilean government are focused on preserving and restoring the statues, including denoting an area that includes many of the statues, Rapa Nui National Park, as a World Heritage site.

Rapanui is a minority language, as most Rapa Nui people speak Spanish as their first language.

Spanish is the most widely spoken language on Easter Island and the primary language of education and administration.

Genetic analysis performed by Erik Thorsby and other geneticists in 2007 revealed genetic markers of European and Amerindian origin that suggest that the Rapa Nui had European and Amerindian contributions to their DNA during or before the early 1800s.

Jacob Roggeveen was the first European to record contact with the Rapa Nui.

Roggeveen allegedly set sail either in search of Juan Fernandez Islands or David's Island but instead arrived at Easter Island on April 5, 1722 (Easter Sunday). Felipe González de Ahedo visited the Rapa Nui in 1770 and claimed the island for Spain on a document which the islanders wrote on in rongorongo, the now undecipherable Rapa Nui script.

James Cook and Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse, visited the island for a few days in 17, respectively.

A distinguishing characteristic of Rapa Nui statues is the use of shell or coral inlaid with obsidian to represent eyes.

Rapa nui traditional music consists of choral singing and chanting accompanied by instruments including conch shell trumpets, percussive dancers, accordions, and kauaha, a percussion instrument created from the jaw bone of a horse.

The trans-Neptunian dwarf planet Makemake is named after this creator deity.

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