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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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The good news is that a strong hunting culture exists in Hawaii with populations of game animals (mostly non-native species such as feral hogs and axis deer) everywhere from the Big Island all the way to Niihau.
He observed todays operation from the helibase on Niihau and commented, I am pleased with the planning, preparation and execution of this project to restore Lehua Island.
A High Surf Warning remains in effect for the north and west shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu and Molokai, and the north shores of Maui and the Big Island through 6 a.
In mid-October, another tropical cyclone from the central Pacific, Ana, approached Hawaii from the southeast and brought tropical storm strength winds to the island of Niihau where vegetation was extensively damaged and numerous trees were snapped.
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).
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.