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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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Niihau (nec-ee-how) lies just 18 miles off Kauai, but it feels like a far-off land.
Hawaii is an archipelago with eight main islands, Hawaii (the big island), Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Niihau and Kahoolawe.
The parade honors the memory of the first King of Hawaii, Kamehameha, who united the eight islands Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, L?
The 6 BRFAs that were sampled are located off Niihau (BRFA B), Kaena (BRFA D), Makapuu (BRFA E), and Penguin Bank (BRFA F), in Pailolo Channel (BRFA H), and outside of Hilo (BRFA L).
An annotated checklist and new island records of flowering plants from Lehua Islet, Niihau, Hawaii.
arguta, is a common understory element in wet forests on all the main Hawaiian islands except Niihau and Kahoolawe.
It has eight main islands Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe and Big Island Hawaii.
Halaby's 1985 artist book "To Niihau from Palestine" expresses her sense of camaraderie with "native" Hawaiians.
Originally settled by Polynesians, Hawai'i became a monarchy between 1795 and 1810 when Kamehameha I consolidated his power over rival chieftains on his own Big Island (Hawai'i), Maui, Kahoolawe, Lanai, Molokai, Oahu, Kauai, and Niihau.
Since my days as a child on Oahu, IAAEve known Niihau as the Forbidden Island.
Among them will be Niihau shell artists from Kauai.
Niihau, the Hawaiian island to the west that permits no tourists, was in view off the port side most of the ride.