We spotted Mānana Island from Makapu‘u Point while we on our driving tour of O‘ahu. This little island is less than a mile off the coast and is uninhabited by people. It is a bird sanctuary and, while we didn’t see any birds from the coast, I’m sure they were enjoying the day. This is a very small version of any other Hawaiian island and was created by volcanoes.
The island might also be called Rabbit Island (it shows up on Google Maps with that name) because there was once a rabbit colony introduced to the island. Fortunately, the rabbits were eradicated because they were destroying the natural ecosystem.