Kahelelani (Ka-hey-lay-lani) shells are also known as Ni'ihau shells, named such because they can be found on a select few of Ni'ihau's secluded beaches. Kahelelani has a modern translation of "pathway to heaven" because each shell resembles a spiral staircase climbing up into the sky.
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Kahelelani Niihau Shell Lei
Kahelelani (Ka-hey-lay-lani) shells are also known as Ni'ihau shells, named such because they can be found on a select few of Ni'ihau's secluded beaches. Kahelelani has a modern translation of "pathway to heaven" because each shell resembles a spiral staircase climbing up into the sky.

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From gallery: Ni'ihau
Date: 14 May 2011
Location: USA
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