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[kah-hoh-oh-lah-wey, -vey]
  1. an island in central Hawaii, S of Maui: uninhabited. 45 sq. mi. (117 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for kahoolawe

Historical Examples of kahoolawe

  • Kahoolawe, Lanai, and Niihau are much the smallest of the group.

    The Book of the National Parks

    Robert Sterling Yard

  • They had now Kahoolawe in full view after having been about four-and-twenty hours on their dreary voyage.

    The World of Waters

    Mrs. David Osborne

  • On this journey he turned their boats to Kahoolawe to visit Ka-moho-alii, the ruler of the sharks.

    Legends of Gods and Ghosts (Hawaiian Mythology)

    W. D. (William Drake) Westervelt