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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An island of south-central Hawaii southwest of Maui. The low and unfertile island has been used as a prison and a military target range.

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  • n. an island of south-central Hawaii

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  • KAHOOLAWE (KHNL) - Kahoolawe is an island of extremes.

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  • KAHOOLAWE (KHNL) - Kahoolawe is the smallest of the main Hawaiian islands, but has played a big part in our military readiness.

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  • KAHOOLAWE (KHNL) - Military bombing has destroyed much of the island of Kahoolawe.

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  • KAHOOLAWE (KHNL) - Much of Kahoolawe has not been touched since the military cleanup, leaving it raw and rugged.

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  • Kahoolawe, which is only 11 miles long and 8 broad.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Additional info: One of my references says that this plant is no longer found on Kahoolawe, which is strange because hinahina is the island plant of Kahoolawe, as

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  • Additional info: One of my references says that this plant is no longer found on Kahoolawe, which is strange because hinahina is the island plant of Kahoolawe, as 'ilima is for Oahu and lokelani (a non-native plant, by the way) is for Maui.

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  • I was born in a double canoe, during a Kona gale, in the channel of Kahoolawe.

    THE WATER BABY

  • He says the sea is his mother, he was born in a double canoe during a Kona gale in the channel of Kahoolawe.

    “It was the Golden Fleece ready for the shearing.”

  • The 7,078-yard course is built on the slopes of the dormant volcano Haleakala and has views of the ocean and uninhabited Kahoolawe island from nearly every hole.

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