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Map of Hawaii highlighting Lehua
Lehua Island is the (dot at left) near Niʻihau and Kauaʻi, in the Hawaiian islands.
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2007 view of Lehua
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View of Lehua from the north shore of Niʻihau
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View of Lehua looking East

Lehua Island is a small island in the Hawaiian islands. It is 0.7 miles (1.1 km) north of Niʻihau and directly west of Kauai. Nobody lives on the island. The area is 279-acre (1.13 km2) Captain James Cook saw the island in 1778. He spelled it "Oreehoua".

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