Niihau - The Forbidden Isle

Order Mālama Ka ‘Āina (To Care for the Land and the People of Niihau) Now!
Length: 25 minutes
Price: $19.99

Mālama Ka ‘Āina invites you to take a never before journey to the ‘forbidden’ Hawaiian island of Niihau. This fascinating, privately owned island is home to 130 native Hawaiians that continue to speak the ancient Hawaiian dialect as their first language.

Niihau was purchased by the Sinclair family from King Kamehameha V in 1864. Tour the island of Niihau and hear remarkable stories of the isle and its' people. During the bombing of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese, a fighter pilot landed on the island of Niihau. The story of the killing of the pilot on Niihau by the residents is told in detail.

Follow the struggle that Niihau has endured in preserving the culture, its people, species and rights to this land. No one is allowed to step foot on the island of Niihau without a special invitation so you won’t want to miss seeing this amazing glimpse of an untouched existence.

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