Hemenahei Island

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Hemenahei Island
Calvados Chain (Landsat).JPG
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Hemenahei Island is located in Papua New Guinea
Hemenahei Island
Hemenahei Island
Coordinates11°10′S 153°05′E / 11.167°S 153.083°E / -11.167; 153.083Coordinates: 11°10′S 153°05′E / 11.167°S 153.083°E / -11.167; 153.083[1]
ArchipelagoLouisiade Archipelago
Adjacent bodies of waterSolomon Sea
Total islands1
Major islands
  • Hemenahei
Area10.24 km2 (3.95 sq mi)
Highest elevation74 m (243 ft)
Highest pointMount Hemenahei
Province Milne Bay
DistrictSamarai-Murua District
LLG [2]Yeleamba Rural LLG
Island GroupCalvados Chain
Largest settlementNiyalehoi
Population0 (2014)
Pop. density0 /km2 (0 /sq mi)
Ethnic groupsPapauans, Austronesians, Melanesians.
Additional information
Time zone
Official websitewww.ncdc.gov.pg

Hemenahei Island is an island in Papua New Guinea, part of the Calvados Chain within the Louisiade Archipelago.[3] It is located to toward the eastern end of the Calvados Chain, in the Louisiade Archipelago, in the Milne Bay Province, between Pana Tinani (off Vanatinai) in the East and Pana Wina in the West.

The area of the island is 10.24 square kilometres (3.95 square miles). It was previously inhabited (Niyalehoi village on the northern coast) but now only occasionally being used as a camp for fishermen who come from Pana Tinani. Niyalehoi had some gardens for yams and sago, that Sabari Islanders used to crop.