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  • Koolau is an outlaw and a one-time cowboy on Nihau (off the west coast of Kauai, smallest of Hawaii's inhabited islands), who speaks of Molokai as a prison, the result of the will of ruling white men.

    “Day had broken cold and gray, exceedingly cold and gray, . . . .”

  • BETTY NGUYEN, CNN NEWS ANCHOR: Salut, Nihau, Salamalekum, or just plain hello.

    CNN Transcript Sep 3, 2006

  • The first Caucasian to surf was a missionary in the 1800s enthusiastically trying out a koa wood board in the waves off tiny Nihau.

    Soul Surfer

  • Oahu seems to have held on up to 29, and Nihau went out at 25, but as rules go it seems to hold true.

    Mother Of Storms


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