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or Ni'i·hau  (nē′ē-hou′)
An island of northwest Hawaii west of Kauai. A private ranch for most of the 1900s, it is home to a small Hawaiian-speaking population.


(ˈni iˈhɑ u, ˈni haʊ)

an island in NW Hawaii, W of Kauai. 237; 72 sq. mi. (186 sq. km).
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A certificate should verify that the lei's origin is the Forbidden Island, aka Ni'ihau (see "The Real Lost," opposite).
1993, Rhymer 2001), Ni'ihau, and highlands of Hawai'i with hybrid swarms on O'ahu and Maui (Engilis and Pratt 1993), but there is now evidence of hybridization within pure populations (Engilis et al.
It doesn't matter which islands you visit -- Ni'ihau, Maui, Moloka'i, Kaua'i, O'ahu, Lana'i, Kaho'olawe, or the Big Island -- there's something beautiful and appealing about each one.
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Cook was never called Lono in any of the journal accounts when he visited Kaua'i and Ni'ihau the previous year.
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Although the ship made excursions to Ni'ihau, Kaua'i, Maul, and Hawai'i, Nelson was able to explore only the island of Hawai'i.