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or Mo·lo·ka'i  (mō′lə-kī′, -kä′ē)
An island of central Hawaii between Oahu and Maui. A leper colony was established here in 1866.


(Placename) an island in central Hawaii. Pop: 7404 (2000). Area: 676 sq km (261 sq miles)


(ˌmoʊ ləˈkaɪ, -ˈkɑ i, ˌmɒl ə-)

an island in central Hawaii. 5261; 259 sq. mi. (670 sq. km).
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Noun1.Molokai - an island of central Hawaii (between Maui and Oahu)Molokai - an island of central Hawaii (between Maui and Oahu)
Hawaiian Islands, Sandwich Islands - a group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific
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whether it's an upcountry retreat on the Big Island, beach vacation on Maui or Kauai, city escape on Oahu or friendly excursion to Molokai.
Damien of Molokai, the Flemish-born priest who ministered to lepers in Hawaii in the late 19th century.
Molokai is around 39 years old, weighs 20 stone and is a vegetarian.
cm2520-33 airfield pavement markings and miscellaneous improvements at molokai airport, island of molokai, a.
Mokulele Airlines said it has begun offering same day rush shipping service to and from the ten airport locations it serves on Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, Lanai and Molokai.
Service to Molokai and Lanai was scheduled originally to begin in Summer 2013.
OTC: KRED) said it has become the official wellness beverage for the 2014 and 2015 Molokai 2 Oahu World Championships of Paddleboarding.
Molokai residents have fought for decades to keep development away from their 38-mile-long island.
And I'm really OK with an itinerary that puts me back on two islands I know well--the Big Island and Maul--and two I've never seen before, Lanai and Molokai.
Maria Anna Cope (1838-1918), a German-born Franciscan nun, became known as "Mother Marianne of Molokai" due to her taking care of lepers on the island of Molokai in Hawaii.
It has eight main islands Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe and Big Island Hawaii.
Patients with mild symptoms were sent to Kalihi Hospital and Detention Center on Oahu; the worst were forced into isolation on the island of Molokai.