- a town on NW Maui, in central Hawaii.
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Examples from the Web for wailuku
There are many vague stories as to why the Wailuku River was so named.
In the Hawaiian tongue Wailuku means literally "destroying water."
So the Wailuku still lives up to its name, Destroying Water.
He was a youngster at the time—I had just met him—when he went into a poker game at Wailuku.The House of Pride
It is also known as "The natural bridge of the Wailuku river."