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Maui

[mou-ee] /ˈmaʊ i/
noun
1.
an island in central Hawaii. 728 sq. mi. (1886 sq. km).
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  • Quivering with excitement, Maui crouched in his hiding-place and waited.

    Legends of Wailuku Charlotte Hapai
  • Very angry, Maui punished the bird again and demanded the truth.

    Legends of Wailuku Charlotte Hapai
  • Often in the quiet days that followed did Maui amuse himself with the big kite.

    Legends of Wailuku Charlotte Hapai
  • Great was Maui's surprise and consternation when he found his kite gone.

    Legends of Wailuku Charlotte Hapai
  • Maui was very sly and quick, but he was never a good fisherman.

    Legends of Wailuku Charlotte Hapai
British Dictionary definitions for Maui

Maui

/ˈmaʊɪ/
noun
1.
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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