Hawaiian Islands

plural noun
  1. a group of islands in the N Pacific; 2,090 miles (3,370 km) SW of San Francisco: includes the eight islands comprising the state of Hawaii and volcanic, rock, and coral islets.

  • Formerly Sandwich Islands .

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How to use Hawaiian Islands in a sentence

  • From my grandfather's library I dug up a book on the Hawaiian Islands, written by some missionary.

    Tramping on Life | Harry Kemp
  • In the Hawaiian Islands the native population is rapidly disappearing and being replaced by a new one.

  • One of the few ancient fishponds still in use in the Hawaiian Islands.

    Oahu Traveler's guide | Bill Gleasner
  • People the world over have enjoyed the sweet and succulent products the Hawaiian Islands are famous for—sugar and pineapple.

    Oahu Traveler's guide | Bill Gleasner
  • Why should it be almost unknown in the Hawaiian Islands, within seventeen degrees of the equator?