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Flat island (641.27 acres, less than 10 feet in elevation) in Honolulu Harbor; the island was built up on Ka-hola-loa Reef, partly by dredging the harbor; originally it was the larger of two islands that were joined in 1940. The smaller island had a quarantine station in 1869 and was known as Quarantine Island or Mauli-ola (a god of health). The old name had been Ka-moku-'ākulikuli (the ʻākulikuli plant island) or (rarely) Kaha-ka-ʻau-lana.

  • 1. Island (500 acres), Honolulu, Oʻahu. A man-made island that protects Honolulu Harbor from seasonal high surf and storm surf. It was built by depositing material dredged from the harbor on the shallow reef seaward of the harbor, which originally included a small sand spit or "island" adjacent to the harbor entrance.
  • 2. Bridge, Honolulu, Oʻahu. Bridge that joins Sand Island and Oʻahu.
  • 3. Marine training facility, Honolulu, Oʻahu. On the west end of Sand Island adjacent to the bridge. The facility provides boat building and repair training opportunities for students from Honolulu Community College and houses the University of Hawaiʻi's outdoor recreation program classes in sailing, windsurfing, and water safety.
  • 4. Ramp, Honolulu, Oʻahu. Adjacent to the Sand Island Marine Training Facility. Facilities include four ramps and a vessel washdown area. The facilities were dedicated in July 1995.
  • 5. State recreation area (140 acres), Honolulu, Oʻahu. Large park on the seaward side of Sand Island with a calcareous sand beach.
  • 6. Surf site, Sand Island, Oʻahu. Off the park.

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