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

  • An island of Hawaii northwest of Oahu. It was an independent royal domain when visited by Capt. James Cook in 1778 and became part of the kingdom of Hawaii in 1810.

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  • proper n. The fourth largest island of Hawaii.

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  • n. an island of Hawaii to the northwest of Oahu

Etymologies

Hawaiian Kauaʻi (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • KAUAI, Hawaii - Though it's only the fourth largest of the Hawaiian Islands, Kauai can make a case as the perfect island for a golf vacation.

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  • KAUAI, Hawaii -- A 25-year-old visitor from Poland is the latest tourist to drown in waters off Kauai, bringing the number of drownings on the Garden Isle to four over the past two days.

    KITV.com - Local New

  • Take a quick vacation -- enjoy this photo gallery taken on the Kalalau Trail in Kauai (yes, there's a high-res version of that armored spider).

    Rip current death toll; spiked spider

  • When we were in Kauai we were fascinated by the geckos, frogs, sea turtles, and roosters.

    A Turtle! & Fragrant Jasmine Rice

  • In addition to over 200 world class recipes, this one of a kind cookbook from the chefs of the internationally acclaimed Blossoming Lotus Restaurant on the island of Kauai, is filled with inspirational quotes, and loads of resources, practical tips and techniques for an enlightened lifestyle.

    Vegan Fusion World Cuisine

  • I am happy with my life as is but would love to be in Kauai doing it.

    Bringing Good Things To Life

  • Of course, bookstores are far and few between in Kauai, but Borders Kauai will be fully remodeled by September 2006.

    Magic Machine

  • It's also got a Hawaiian connection: Merwin lives on Kauai, and maoli is the Hawaiian word for "native" or "natural" or "true."

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Malie Kauai is the first tropical Aroma Company to use pure Hawaiian Hydrosols as the base note for all our aromatic products.?

    Malie Kauai – Bring the Essence of the Islands Home

  • She was surfing with friends in Kauai, Hawaii, when her left arm was bitten off by a tiger shark.

    soul surfer

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