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Hawaiian Islands

plural noun
a group of islands in the N Pacific; 2090 miles (3370 km) SW of San Francisco: includes the eight islands comprising the state of Hawaii and volcanic, rock, and coral islets.
Formerly Sandwich Islands. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • No finer coffee in the world is produced than that of the Hawaiian Islands.

    The Hawaiian Islands The Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Brig flying Hawaiian Islands and British colours entered 8.45.

    Edward Barry

    Louis Becke
  • It is a straggler to Oceania and has not been recorded in the Hawaiian Islands.

  • We buy a great deal of sugar from Cuba, and from the Hawaiian Islands.

    How We are Fed James Franklin Chamberlain
  • To what city do you think the sugar from the Hawaiian Islands is sent?

    How We are Fed James Franklin Chamberlain
  • Robert Windham and his family had returned from the Hawaiian Islands.

    Port O' Gold

    Louis John Stellman
  • He had had the fever in a secret colony of thirty lepers on one of the Hawaiian Islands.

    Martin Eden Jack London
  • If this is true, we ought not to annex the Hawaiian Islands.

  • In the Hawaiian Islands one may have proof of this before his eyes.

    The Last Harvest John Burroughs
  • He ventured but little westward, and the Hawaiian Islands represented for a time the extreme western limit of his adventures.

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