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Necker Island in Hawaii

Necker Island, ancient standing stones
Necker Island, ancient standing stones./ Andy Collins, Wikimedia Commons / public domain

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This small, remote, uninhabited island contains 33 stone shrines and many stone artifacts. Archaeologists believe that this island was used for ceremonial purposes.

This is a site of the legends. According to Hawaiian people, there was the last refuge of Menehune. These are mythical little people who lived in the Hawaiian Islands before the coming of current native people.

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GPS coordinates
23.57481 N 164.69961 W
Location, address
Oceania, United States, Hawaii, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Necker Island
Religious architecture, Prehistoric and ancient shrines

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