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Thirty years later, the island gets three United 737s weekly from Honolulu and three from Guam. That's it, apart from regional airlines offering local flights. It's not just that the Stars and Stripes came down. Blame also Pohnpei's mangrove fringe, which means there are almost no beaches. Also, there's not enough flat land for a decent golf course. (The airport is on fill.) Casinos? Negative. You can see why Lonely Planet's last edition for Micronesia was published in 2000.

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