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Maui

[mou-ee]
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noun
  1. an island in central Hawaii. 728 sq. mi. (1886 sq. km).
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  • The island now known as Maui was selected for the first attempt.

    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

  • Very angry, Maui punished the bird again and demanded the truth.

    Legends of Wailuku

    Charlotte Hapai

  • Maui was very sly and quick, but he was never a good fisherman.

    Legends of Wailuku

    Charlotte Hapai

  • Great was Maui's surprise and consternation when he found his kite gone.

    Legends of Wailuku

    Charlotte Hapai


British Dictionary definitions for maui

Maui

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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