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Molokini is a crescent-shaped, submerged volcanic crater which forms a small islet located in ʻAlalākeiki Channel between the islands of Maui and Kahoʻolawe in Maui County in Hawaiʻi.

The islet has an area of 23 acres (9.3 ha).[1] It is 161 feet (50 m) at its highest point,[2] and is about 2.5 miles (4.0 km) west of Makena State Park and south of Maʻalaea Bay.

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  1. "Molokini: Block 9000, Block Group 9, Census Tract 303.02, Maui County, Hawaii". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-07-08.
  2. "CRAMP Study Sites: Molokini Island, Island of Maui". Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program. University of Hawaii. Archived from the original on 2010-09-24. Retrieved 2010-11-28.