Someplace Special • Someplace Special

Still, that doesn’t mean that the island isn’t significant to other Hawaiians. Mike Faye, for instance, who grew up on Kauai, told Good Morning America about the importance that Niihau holds for him. He said, “Growing up as a kid, in the mornings the sun would reflect off the mountains [in Niihau], and it was almost like you could reach out and touch the place.” Photo Credit: Kevin Schraer / Flickr

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