Nui (or Easter Island as it is commonly known) is most known for
its giant statues, called 'Moai' (pronounced "Moe-Eye"),
which in the Rapa Nui tongue, means 'image'. While there are no
true 100% descendants of the original islanders left, it is uncertain
what they were carved for, it is widely believed that they were
to represent ancestors of the people.
one point, its believed that most, if not all of the moai were given
eyes, similar to those on this moai at the ahu of Tahai