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Ki'eki'e Destination Guide

Touring Ki'eki'e in United States

Ki'eki'e in the region of Hawaii is a city located in United States - some 4,929 mi or ( 7933 km ) West of Washington , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Ki'eki'e

Time in Ki'eki'e is now 09:07 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Honolulu " with a UTC offset of -10 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Ki'i, Lihue, Wailuku, and Honolulu. Being here already, consider visiting Ki'i . Check out our recomendations for Ki'eki'e ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Niihau Incident

The Niʻihau Incident (or Battle of Niihau) occurred on December 7, 1941, when Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service pilot Shigenori Nishikaichi crash-landed his Zero on the Hawaiian island of Niʻihau after participating in the attack on Pearl Harbor. The island's Native Hawaiian residents were initially unaware of the attack, but apprehended Nishikaichi when the gravity of the situation became apparent.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 21.87 -160.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 1941 in Japan, Attack on Pearl Harbor, Combat incidents, Niihau

Niihau

Niʻihau or Niihau is the seventh largest of the inhabited Hawaiian Islands in the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi, having an area of 69.5 square miles . Niʻihau lies 17.5 miles southwest of Kauaʻi across the Kaulakahi Channel. Several intermittent playa lakes provide wetland habitats for the Hawaiian Coot, the Black-winged Stilt, and the Hawaiian Duck. The island is designated as critical habitat for Brighamia insignis, an endemic and endangered species of Hawaiian lobelioid.

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Located at 21.90 -160.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Extinct volcanoes, Islands of Hawaii, Kauai County, Hawaii, Niihau, Pliocene volcanoes, Private islands, Volcanoes of Hawaii

Lehua

Lehua is a small, crescent-shaped island in the Hawaiian islands, only 0.7 miles north of Niʻihau, due west of Kauai. The uninhabited, 284-acre barren island is a tuff cone which is part of the extinct Niʻihau volcano. Lehua was one of the first five islands sighted by Captain James Cook in 1778 which he spelled as "Oreehoua". Lehua Island is a Hawaii State Seabird Sanctuary. As a sanctuary, many activities are prohibited on the island, but entry is not prohibited.

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Located at 22.02 -160.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Kauai County, Hawaii, Niihau, Tuff cones, Uninhabited islands of Hawaii, Volcanoes of Hawaii

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Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia. Weather is based on NOAA GFS.