Honolulu, Hawaii — July 27, 2015 — Today, the Pacific Islands Society surpassed 3,500 Facebook Page Likes. The nonprofit is currently on-track for a 5% increase in week-on-week Facebook Page Likes, reflecting growing interest in its programs and platforms among Pacific Islanders.

“We are consistently amazed at how positively Pacific Islanders have responded to our social media initiatives,” say Eddie Walsh, Founder and President of the Pacific Islands Society. “We have found Facebook to be an invaluable platform for bridging the geographic boundaries that separate islanders around the world.”

The Pacific Islands Society’s Facebook page provides users with the ability to stay up-to-date on the latest news and information from the region. It also gives users a platform to engage in discussions about issues affecting islanders worldwide.

About the Pacific Islands Society (PacSoc)

The Pacific Islands Society is a constituent society of the Islands Society – an independent, non-partisan, non-governmental organization that develops and implements projects that inspire and empower islanders around the world. The Pacific Islands Society’s projects are currently organized around two main themes: community projects and next generation leaders. PacSoc’s community projects center on nine issue areas, including charity, conservation, democracy, disaster relief, education, equality, health, innovation, and sustainability. PacSoc’s next generation leader projects support artists, athletes, chefs, incubators, musicians, policymakers, storytellers, and technologists.