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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.
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(Placename) an island in central Hawaii. Pop: 7404 (2000). Area: 676 sq km (261 sq miles)
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(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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Kahulu Peltier-Yaw said she saw gushing water from an overflowing river blocking at least one part of eastern Molokai's only highway.
A hurricane warning is also in effect for Central Oahu, Haleakala Summit, Kahoolawe, Lanai Makai, Lanai Mauka, Leeward Haleakala, Maui Central Valley, Maui Leeward West, Maui Windward West, Molokai Leeward, Molokai Windward, Oahu Koolau, Oahu North Shore, Oahu South Shore, Olomana, Waianae Coast, Waianae Mountains and Windward Haleakala.
The Ocean's Seven marathon consists of seven long-distance open-water swims, which includes the North Channel, the Cook Strait, the Molokai Channel, the English Channel, the Catalina Channel, the Tsugaru Strait and the Strait of Gibraltar.
* Refundable tax credit for total qualified spending on neighbor islands (Big Island, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Molokai)
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.
Not only that - the top prize winner and their family will also be able to feed Molokai, the Centre's Giant Green Sea Turtle.
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.