What is Island Hopping?

The term island hopping has several different meanings depending on the field you are talking about. Generally it means crossing the ocean by making shorter trips between islands rather than crossing the ocean in just one trip. In the travel industry it is when you plan a trip let’s say to hawaii and you visit several islands during your stay. In anthropology it is how the Polynesian people populated the pacific islands. For a botanist it decribes how plants moved from island to island.