The de Rosarios in Palau. Photograph courtesy of the Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC).

A group of CHamorus from Guam move to Palau to produce copra in a joint venture with American trader David O’Keefe. Palauans allowed them to use land for copra plantations. The families stay on Palau until the end of World War II. Some married Palauans and live there still.