Near Naalehu in Hawaii County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
South Point Complex
has been designated a
under the provisions of the
Historical Sites act of August 21st 1935.
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of United States.
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Erected 1964 by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service. (Marker Number 66000291.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 18° 55.252′ N, 155° 40.318′ W. Marker is near Naalehu, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker is on South Point Road 11 miles south of Mamalahoa Highway (Hawaii Route 11), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Naalehu HI 96772, United States of America.
Regarding South Point Complex. Near here is the southernmost point in the United States of America. Hawaii, not Florida, is its southernmost state.
Also see . . . Ka'u. "The actual place where Polynesians first stepped foot in Hawaii will always remain a mystery, but (Submitted on March 24, 2006.)
1. Southernmost Point
The United States Code (USC) of law contains many definitions of the "United States". American Samoa is included in many definitions of the "United States" found in the USC. Rose Atoll is the southernmost point belonging to the United States.
— Submitted January 4, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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