The people of the Hawaiian island of Niʻihau are known for their gem-like shell lei craftsmanship.
Niihau, the smallest of the seven Hawaiian Islands is inhabited only by Native Hawaiians. They speak Hawaiian as a primary language. The island is private property, owned by the Robinson family and is off limits to uninvited guests. You can see Niihau from Kauai’s Waimea Canyon Drive when you reach Niihau Lookout. Continue reading