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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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Tenders are invited for public works molokai baseyard facility.
Assets of First Hawaiian Homes were assumed by Molokai Community Federal Credit Union of Kaunakakai, Hawaii, as well as its member shares and most loans.
Toward those ends, we systematically examined 300 carcasses of endangered Hawaiian geese (nene; Branta sandvicensis) from Hawaii, Maui, Molokai, and Kauai, HI, USA, between 1992 and 2013.
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.
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.
The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) and the County of Maui Department of Environmental Management have reached a settlement on two enforcement cases concerning solid waste violations at the Central Maui Municipal Solid Waste Landfill and the Molokai Integrated Solid Waste Management Facility.
From the union of Hina and Wakea, Molokai was born.
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.