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  1. #1 The Niihau Incident 
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    intersting story. has to do with Pearl Harbor. the Japanese told their pilots if they can't make it back to the fleet to head for an uninhabited island called Niihau. land, and a sub would pick them up. they were attacked by US warplanes on their way back. this is about a zero pilot named Shigenori Nishikaichi who was forced to to fly to Niihau because of battle damage. including a punchered fuel tank. when he and another pilot arrived they were surpised to find the island was inhabited. by unfriendly natives who kept all foreigners out strickly taboo. known as the forbidden island
    Niihau is the is the furthermost western island in the Hawaiian chain



    The island Nishikaichi was about to land on was strictly kapu, or forbidden, to any outside member of the public. In 1864, King Kamehameha V had sold Niihau to the Robinson family, in whose hands it has since remained. The native Niihauans–and the Robinson family, for whom most of them work–were and still are a fiercely independent lot. In 1959, Niihau was the one out of Hawaii's 240 precincts to vote against statehood.
    story: http://www.historynet.com/the-niihau-incident.htm



    more photos: http://www.j-aircraft.com/research/j...elics_8-10.htm

    even today Niihau is still forbidden
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    Probably filled with zombies...
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    Quote Originally Posted by SarasotaRepub View Post
    Probably filled with zombies...
    a great place to dump Obama
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    Wow, I wonder if the island is also home to the Kupa Kai, the pussycat swallowtail butterfly and a volcano that can reverse an eruption? If so, we have found the location of the SS Minnow and what are left of her passengers.
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