Maui


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Mau·i

 (mou′ē)
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.
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Maui

(ˈmaʊɪ)
n
(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)
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Mau•i

(ˈmaʊ i)

n.
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. The report of the engineers had not been right.
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!--affirming that at the cannibal entertainment which ensued after the lamented Briton's death, that particular portion of his body had fallen to his share.
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.
The Maui team knows that Sherri has an incredible work ethic, integrity and the highest standards in how she interacts with all."
Winfrey is a part-time Maui resident who visited the society briefly Saturday, thanking a volunteer and taking a photo outside with the organization's sign, The Maui News reported Saturday.
Maui is one of the rarest and smallest dolphins in the world, with a population of about 75.
HONOLULU -- Maui was hit with heavy rain and powerful winds Wednesday as a gradually weakening tropical storm neared Hawaii, with forecasters predicting Tropical Storm Olivia could dump 5 to 10 inches (12 to 25 centimeters).
Destination Residences Hawai'i is Maui's largest and best established vacation residence company, celebrating their 30th anniversary this year.
My husband says that Maui is like taking all the Hawaiian Islands and throwing them in a blender.
"Come to Maui the six day session, December 1st to 6th, 2016.
Her A Maui Blog (http://www.amauiblog.com) was named Best Local Blog by Maui Time readers in 2010 to 2013 and also in 2016.
Still, several prominent Polynesians, including politicians, media experts and artists, have voiced discontent with one element of the film set for release in November: the depiction of Maui, a Polynesian demigod.