- an island in central Hawaii. 728 sq. mi. (1886 sq. km).
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“Failure,” said another, who has lived in Philadelphia and Maui but has made this his home for the last decade.The Second Life of San Miguel de Allende
February 26, 2014
I spoke to Clyde Prestowitz yesterday, by phone at his residence in Maui for further clarification.Meet The Man Who Wrongly Accused Fareed Zakaria of Plagiarism
August 16, 2012
The big-wave surfer conquered a 70-foot swell at Jaws in Maui, which landed him a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Surfer Mike Parsons rode the 64-foot wave during a competition on the north shore of Maui, Hawaii.
In 2006, Fitzpatrick retired from the transit department with visions of moving to Maui and “marrying a pretty Japanese girl.”Before the Rapture
May 19, 2011
The island now known as Maui was selected for the first attempt.
Often in the quiet days that followed did Maui amuse himself with the big kite.
Very angry, Maui punished the bird again and demanded the truth.
Maui was very sly and quick, but he was never a good fisherman.
Great was Maui's surprise and consternation when he found his kite gone.
- 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)