Michael Small Drastically altering the culture is not likely unless people start moving back onto the island and it reaches its former population of over 7000. Back in the day most folks were farming but to see economic growth on the island perhaps some other industry could be started. There is the potential for mining perhaps. The Island has a complex geology. I’m just brainstorming here because some of the people on this post have expressed worry for the Islands economic future. Not like Pitcairn Island though, now there is an island in trouble. They actively encouraging people to move to the island.