Lehua

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