Niihau

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Niʻihau
Nickname: The Forbidden Isle
Geografie
Location21°54′N 160°10′W / 21.900°N 160.167°W / 21.900; -160.167
Aurie69.5 sq mi (180 km2)
Aurie rank7t lairgest Hawaiian Island
Heichest elevation1,250 ft (381 m)
Heichest pointMt. Pānīʻau
Admeenistration
Unitit States
Seembols
FlouerPūpū keʻokeʻo (white shell)[1]
ColorKeʻokeʻo" (White)[2]
Demografics
Population130 (2009)
Pop. density1.9 /sq mi (0.73 /km2)

Niʻihau or Niihau (/ˈnh/; Hawaiian: [ˈniʔiˈhɐw]) is the wastrenmaist an seivent lairgest o the inhabitit Hawaiian Islands in the U.S. state o Hawaiʻi, lyin 17.5 miles (15.2 nmi; 28.2 km) soothwast o Kauaʻi athort the Kaulakahi Channel an havin an aurie o 69.5 square miles (180 km2).[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Shearer 2002, p. 99.
  2. Shearer 2002, p. 230.
  3. "Table 5.08 - Land Area of Islands: 2000" (PDF). 2004 State of Hawaii Data Book. State of Hawaii. 2004. Retrieved 2007-07-23.  Freemit airtin in |work= (help)

Coordinates: 21°54′N 160°10′W / 21.900°N 160.167°W / 21.900; -160.167