Kawai Nui Marsh

Local nameKawai Nui Marsh
LocationKailua, Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States

Kawai Nui Marsh is, at over 800 acres, the largest wetlands in the Hawaiian Islands. The marsh is located near Kailua on the windward side of O'ahu and is owned by the State of Hawaii and the City & County of Honolulu. 250 acres of the land is from a 1968 sale to the City and County of Honolulu by Kaneohe Ranch. Kawai Nui marsh is a Ramsar Convention wetland site, established in February 2005.Kawai nui means "the big water" in Hawaiian and reflects the fact that this feature was a huge, possibly marine or estuarine, body of water at the time when the area was first settled by Polynesians.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kawai_Nui_Marsh

Official website http://www.kawainuimarsh.com

Address Maunawili 96734, United States

Coordinates 21°23'57.468" N -157°45'13.994" E

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