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An island of Hawaii just east of Molokai and Lanai. The second-largest island in the state, it consists of two volcanic peaks connected by an isthmus.


(Placename) a volcanic island in S central Hawaii: the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Pop: 117 644 (2000). Area: 1885 sq km (728 sq miles)


(ˈmaʊ i)

an island in central Hawaii. 54,985; 728 sq. mi. (1886 sq. km).
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Noun1.Maui - the second largest of the Hawaiian IslandsMaui - the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands
Hawaiian Islands, Sandwich Islands - a group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific
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I was three years at Mills Seminary, with trips home, of course, and two years in New York; and then Dad went smash in a sugar plantation on Maui.
A few years since there was living on the island of Maui (one of the Sandwich group) an old chief, who, actuated by a morbid desire for notoriety, gave himself out among the foreign residents of the place as the living tomb of Captain Cook's big toe
But her amazement passed all bounds when he told her he had been on Maui, the particular island whereon she had attained womanhood and married.
Come to Maui the six day session, December 1st to 6th, 2016.
Pierce is now the interactive media strategist of Wailea Realty Corporation, one of the top real estate companies in Maui.
In the film, Maui (voiced by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) accompanies the titular navigator (voiced by newcomer Auli'i Cravalho) on her journey to help her family.
If you are planning a trip to Maui, don't leave home without your own personal copy of "Discover Maui"
Maui County Ocean Safety officials received a report that a shark attacked a man fishing in a kayak between Maui and Molokini, a small island less than 3 miles off the southwest coast of Maui that's popular for diving and snorkeling.
The woman is currently in stable condition and was transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center, reports Maui News.
Services between Calgary and Honolulu will operate once a week on Fridays, while services between Calgary and Maui will operate three times a week on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays and on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays on the return leg, Edmonton to Maui services will operate twice weekly on Wednesdays and Sundays and on Tuesdays and Saturdays on the return service.
With their Indian operations headquartered in Chennai, Maui Jim entered India 2 years ago.