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About Northwest Islands of Hawaii Hawaii

Photos, facts, and general information about the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, a remote archipelago sometimes called the Leeward Hawaiian Islands.
Northwest Hawaiian Islands

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The area northwest of Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island of Hawaii has many tiny islands, atolls, reefs, and shoals over a distance of more then 1000 miles.

Northwest Hawaiian Islands by Name

Northwest Hawaiian Islands by Location

Map of the Northwest Hawaiian Islands
A map published by the United States Geological Survey of the Northwest Hawaiian Islands, from the Big Island of Hawaii in the south to Kure Island in the North.

2014 Northwest Hawaiian Islands Expedition
Photos and articles about the Bishop Museum expedition through the Northwest Hawaiian islands August 14 2016 through February 26, 2017.

PIFSC Marine Turtle Research Program (MTRP)
Systematic, nighttime, month-long surveys of nesting turtles on East Island were carried out every year beginning in 1973 as part of the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center's Marine Turtle Research Program. The MTRP also carried out brief daytime surveys of green turtles on nine of the Northwest Hawaiian Islands including East Island and Tern Island in the French Frigate Shoals, Laysan Island, Lisianski Island, Southeast Island in the Pearl and Hermes Atollk, Sand Island and Eastern Island at Midway Atoll, and Green Island and Sand Island in the Kure Atoll. STudies indicated that 85% of green turtle nesting acivities in the Northwest Hawaiian Islands occurs in the French Frigate Shoals


Northwest Hawaiian Islands Education Project

Wikipedia "Northwest Hawaiian Islands" Article

Coral Reef Ecosystems of the NW Hawaiian Islands (PDF)

This Pacific Island Has Plastic Pollution

Banks and Seamounts in the NW Islands

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