Mokulua islands

“Na Mokulua” in Hawaiian means “The Two Islands”.
Also known as the “Twin Islands”  they are part of the Hawaii State Seabird Sanctuary. The islands are located on the Windward side of Oahu about .75 miles off Lanikai beach and are accessible from an enjoyable kayak ride. Lanikai is one of the most scenic beaches in Hawaii, the turquoise water with the twin islands on the horizon make a perfect postcard setting.

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Iiwi

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Iiwi is a native bird in the Hawaiian Islands. Its feathers were cherished
by the Hawaiians that used them to make feather cloaks, helmets and other ornaments for the leaders and rulers of Hawaii.
Nowadays is listed as a threatened specie due to habitat loss and introduced diseases.
 

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Iiwi é uma ave nativa das ilhas havaianas. Suas penas foram cobiçadas
pelos havaianos que as usavam​​ para fazer casacos de penas, capacetes e outros ornamentos para os líderes e governantes do Havaí.
Hoje em dia é listado como uma espécie ameaçada devido à perda de habitat e doenças introduzidas.