Height (little): First cruiseship line to purchase a private island, populate it with...

...primordial dwarfs (the world’s smallest men and women who are genetically “profoundly proportional”), and officially change the name of the island to Little Isle.  All of the island's old buildings must be demolished and all new buildings designed (with the help of an architectural firm) and constructed by and for the island’s new residents.  Everything is built to the scale of the residents, including vehicles, keyboards, and toilets.  No accommodations are made for average or taller height people.  [Expect all retail stores and restaurants on the island to show their wares and serve their food on sidewalk displays/cafes.  Large tourists will appreciate this as they will likely not be able to squeeze into such shops and restaurants.]

The island is an attraction for only the cruiseline’s passengers who are required to show respect to the island residents and to not treat them as freaks.  The cruiseship passengers are merely visitors to the island and are not allowed to sleep overnight on it.  In exchange for allowing cruiseship passengers to take their photographs and experience their world, island residents don’t pay for rent, utilities, medical insurance, or meals at a central cafeteria.  All businesses on the island can only be owned and operated by island residents.  Island residents can purchase from the cruiseship company their homes, condos, and business buildings and permanently own them.  No researcher who isn’t an island resident can do research of any kind on the island.  The cruiseship company only employs island residents to service cruiseship passengers on the island and cruiseship crews are prohibited from leaving their ship, except in emergencies and once a year for an annual crew/islanders party.
[The core idea behind this island is to give these little people a place where they are the norm.  Where they're not extremely small but average.  Yes, the cruiseship passengers will marvel at them, but, when the cruiseship sails away at the end of the day, these little people will be just among themselves.  They'll have what many of them long wish for: a normal life where they're viewed as normal by their neighbors.]

Future Challenges:

1) First island couple to give birth to a child who of the opposite sex of Future Challenge #1 and is a primordial dwarf.

2) First island couple to give birth to a child who is a primordial dwarf.

3) First gene therapy clinic on the island which is solely devoted to correcting health problems of primordial dwarves, such as excessive spinal curvature (scoliosis).  The clinic bylaws prohibiting it ever trying to "correct" their primordial dwarfism but instead correcting the health problems of being a primordial dwarf.  The clinic must have an outdoor medical museum for cruiseship passengers to visit and get educated about the biology of being a primordial dwarf.  The island's cruiseline must fully support the clinic and employ at least three island residents, who have doctorate degrees in medicine and/or genetics, to do its research and gene therapy treatments as well as at least another three residents to serve as their lab assistants.

4) First children's TV show that is produced on the island.  Any average-height and above-average-height cast members on the show cannot live or even sleep on the island but must commute to it from another island or mainland.  [At least one average height person is usually needed for size comparison to help children understand the everyone else in the show's cast is a little person.  If an above-average-height person (especially a giant) is a cast member, the little people cast members will then be viewed as even smaller in comparison.]  All above-the-line and below-the-line production members of the show must be island residents and the show must be both filmed and edited on the island.  [Children like little people as they feel they can relate to them (both of them being of short stature) so this should be a hit with kids.]  If the above-average-height cast member is at least seven feet tall if a male or six and a half feet tall if a female, they must come from the Island of the Giants.

5) First reality TV show that focuses on the island and its residents going off the island to get things and services for the island.  All above-the-line and below-the-line production members of the show must be island residents and the show must be edited on the island.

First primordial dwarf radio talk show host to champion this challenge and get the CEO of a cruiseship line on their show to officially announce that their company is:

6) Commissioning an exploration team to look into the challenge and the team has a budget of at least $1 million.

7) Purchasing an island to do the challenge and announcing the projected date when the island will be opened.

First primordial dwarf radio talk show host to champion this challenge and:

8) Start airing their show from the island from the first day of its transformation into an island of this challenge.

9) Is on the pier to welcome the first cruiseship passengers to the island.  This done live on their show.

10) Regularly air their show on a cruiseship when it is an hour away from arriving at the island and to continue to host their show until just after the ship blows its whistles as a final farewell to the island as it departs for open sea.  [This will build anticipation for the island among the cruiseship passengers and allow the radio show to advertise all the shops, restaurants, and other attractions on the island to them.]

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