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Niihau

[nee-ee-hah-oo, nee-hou]
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noun
  1. an island in NW Hawaii, W of Kauai. 72 sq. mi. (186 sq. km).
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Historical Examples

  • Kahoolawe, Lanai, and Niihau are much the smallest of the group.

    The Book of the National Parks

    Robert Sterling Yard

  • They arrived first at Niihau, and from there they travelled through all the islands.

  • All fishermen, from Hawaii to Niihau, observed this custom religiously.

  • Lehua (verse 6) is the well-known bird-island, lying north of Niihau and visible from the Waimea side of Kauai.

    Unwritten Literature of Hawaii

    Nathaniel Bright Emerson

  • He had learned to shoot as a wild-cattle hunter on Niihau, and on that island his skill as a marksman was unforgotten.