Niihau


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Niihau

(nē`hou), island (1990 pop. 230), 70 sq mi (181 sq km), in Kauai co., Hawaii, W of Kauai island. It is mostly arid lowland, rising to 1,281 ft (390 m) at Paniau Mt. The island is suitable for cattle grazing. Niihau, privately owned since 1864 when it was purchased from the Hawaiian kingdom by an American family, is operated as a ranch.
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06; Table 1); 2 of the largest counts of this species (100 and 85 individuals) occurred on hard-high habitats at Niihau and led to a high mean MaxNo (Fig.
Halaby's statements on Niihau nicely sum up how abstraction fits into her political philosophy.
Kauai and Niihau are experiencing the highest waves.
She purchased the largest part of the 72-square mile island of Niihau, now owned by Keith and his brother Bruce, from King Kamehameha IV for $10,000 for a ranching operation, and later expanded to Kauai.
Excludes 160 persons from the privately owned island of Niihau.
Hawaii consists of eight major islands: Niihau,Kauai, O'ahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui, Hawaii (The Big Island) and Kahoolawe.
Answers: Kauai - 14, Niihau - 10, Oahu - 11, Molokai - 12, Lanai - 15, Maui - 17, Kahoolawe - 14, Hawaii - 13.
That statement was incorrect, in that activities and events will be held statewide, which includes all of the Hawaiian Islands -- Hawaii, Maui, Molokai, Kahoolawe, Lanai, Oahu, Kauai, Niihau.
Eight major islands make up Hawaii - Oahu, Maui, The Big Island, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Niihau and Kahoolawe.
1) The inhabited main Hawaiian Islands (MHI), with their surrounding reefs and offshore banks (the island of Hawaii to Niihau and Kauai);
The feeling of vertigo as you float in the water--that's why we go to Niihau," says Captain Chris.
Offshore to the southwest is the tiny sliver of the island of Niihau.