Kahoolawe


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Kahoolawe

(kähō`ōlä`vā, –wā, kähō`lä`–), uninhabited island, 45 sq mi (117 sq km), central Hawaii; separated from Maui island to the NE by Alalakeiki Channel. The low island, dotted with many archaeological sites, served as a prison and as a military target range. In 1994 the federal government returned Kahoolawe to the state, but until 2003 the U.S. Navy continued to control access to the island while it removed unexploded ordnance. The island and its waters are managed by the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission, and are held in trust for a future sovereign Native Hawaiian entity.
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"We protected and saved Kahoolawe from the United States military," Ritte said.
Answers: Kauai - 14, Niihau - 10, Oahu - 11, Molokai - 12, Lanai - 15, Maui - 17, Kahoolawe - 14, Hawaii - 13.
From where I stood, I could see Maui, its hills springing up like green churches, and the purple and battered elbow of Kahoolawe, which the U.S.
In Hawaii on the island of Molokai when the native people could no longer devise any strategy to prevent the Navy from bombing the neighboring island, Kahoolawe, which had great religious significance, some men, including my companero, Emmett Aluli paddled out to the bombing site even as the planes took off and prepared to stand where many could not and physically try to stop the bombing.
The Second Circuit includes the islands of Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe and Molokini;
It has used the sacred isle of Kahoolawe as a bomb target, operates Pearl Harbor as a nuclear submarine and storage port and lobs missiles from its "Star Wars" facility at Barking Sands, Kauai, into a lagoon at Kwajalein.
This latter category is consistently divided into sections about language, folklore, religion, family life, interpersonal relations, clothing, diet, rites of passage, living conditions, social problems, and cultural heritage The depth of coverage is impressive in both segments I haven't seen any other sources that would have described the emblems of the eight major islands of the state of Hawaii (although Kahoolawe is misspelled as Kalhoolawe).
Eight major islands make up Hawaii - Oahu, Maui, The Big Island, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Niihau and Kahoolawe. And if you are planning a trip to Hawaii, it's fun to take in three or four.
The chain is broken into two groups: the Northwestern Hawaiian islands, running from the oldest, Kure, in the northwest, to Nihoa; and the eight main Hawaiian islands, from the oldest, Niihau and Kauai, through Oahu, Molokai, Maui, Lanai, and Kahoolawe, to the youngest island in the southeast, the island of Hawaii itself.
began testing weapons on the red soil of Kahoolawe, an island sacred to Hawaiians, exploding everything from guided missiles to howitzers.
Lanai is truly a get-away-from-it-all kind of place, including the separate convention center located near Manele's tennis courts, where six meeting rooms (12,000 square feet total) offer panoramic views of Lanai's southern coast and the neighbor islands of Maui and Kahoolawe. The center, a mini-museum of Hawaiiana, has hosted several groups of 80-220 corporate executives.
The shadow will envelop the Big Island (and the rather inaccessible southern tips of Kahoolawe and Maui), cross to Mexico, and end in eastern Brazil.