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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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Inouye International Airport (HNL) and Moloka'i Airport and Lana'i Airport in spring 2014 with ATR-42 turboprop aircraft.
HAIKU, HAWAII --On a post found at is an advertisement offering a sale or lease of a Class C2 FM serving the Hawaiian islands of Lanai and Moloka'i, along with the western of Maui.
In celebration of five years of service between Honolulu and Moloka'i and Lana'i, Hawaiian Airlines gifted one million HawaiianMiles each to two nonprofit organizations that serve the islands' residents.
Visitors to the Library can attend the fifth meeting of the English Fiction Book Club on April 24, where the epic novel, Moloka'i, by Alan Brennert, will be discussed.
Visitors to the Library can attend the fifth meeting of the English Fiction Book Club on 24 April, where the epic novel, Moloka'i , by Alan Brennert, will be discussed.
Early in my research for Moloka'i (2003), I learned that those with leprosy weren't just taken from their homes and exiled to Moloka'i--their newborn babies were taken away, too, to prevent them from becoming infected.
Census (2015), Maui County (which comprises the inhabited islands of Maui, Lana'i, and Moloka'i) is largely comprised of white (31 percent), Asian (27 percent), Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (9 percent), and African-American (1 percent) ethnicities.
Mokulele operates 15 late model Cessna Grand Caravans and offers over 120 daily flights between 9 airports on O'ahu, Maui, Moloka'i, and Hawaii and in California between LAX, Imperial, and Santa Maria.
There is no permanent Doppler radar on O'ahu, but the island has radar coverage from two Weather Surveillance Radar-1988 Dopplers (WSR-88Ds) located on the neighbor islands of Kaua'i and Moloka'i.
(251.) See Order (1) Granting Alika Atay, Lorrin Pang, Mark Sheehan, Bonnie Marsh, Lei'Ohu Ryder, and Shaka Movement's Motion to Intervene and (2) Denying Moms On A Mission Hui, Moloka'i Mahi'ai, Gerry Ross, and Center for Food Safety's Motion for Leave to Intervene, Robert Ito Farm, Inc.
Hawaiian Electric and its subsidiaries, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light, serve the islands of O'ahu, Maui, Lana'i, Moloka'i and Hawaii, home to 95% of the population of Hawaii.
Other books that took us to far away places and sparked lively discussion were Dreamers of the Day by Mary Doria Russell, Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese, The Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukiyama, and Moloka'i by Alan Brennert.