Definition of Kahoolawe
1. Noun. An island of south-central Hawaii.
Group relationships: Hawaiian Islands, Sandwich Islands
Generic synonyms: Island
Lexicographical Neighbors of Kahoolawe
Literary usage of Kahoolawe
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Geography of the Hawaiian Islands by Charles Wickliffe Baldwin (1908)
"Kahoolawe Kahoolawe is the smallest of the inhabited islands of the group, ... Kahoolawe supports but a few head of cattle and sheep, and is of hardly any ..."
2. All about Hawaii (1916)
"History is rather silent concerning this unfrequented island but hints concerning its barrenness and its use as a place of exile have given Kahoolawe rather ..."
3. Coast Pilot Notes on Hawaiian Islands by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, E. Vance Miller (1919)
"Kahoolawe, the eighth in size of the islands, lies 6 miles southwestward of the southwesterly end of Maui. It is about 9 miles long and 6 miles wide. ..."
4. Natural History of Hawaii: Being an Account of the Hawaiian People, the by William Alanson Bryan (1915)
"... MAUI AND Kahoolawe. The five islands lying lo the southeast of Oahu may all be seen from the decks of the inter-island steamers in making the journey to ..."
5. Reprint of the Original Descriptions of the Genus Achatinella by E. W. Thwing (1907)
"Material from Kahoolawe; No. 9032, Mus musculus. Other rat material, Rattus hawaiiensis. Nos. 9027 and 9029 from young specimens. PLATE X. Part of Oahu, ..."
6. Pamphlets on Forestry in Hawaii (1919)
"Kahoolawe. Assistance was also given the Land Office in the preparation of clauses for inclusion in the new lease of the island of Kahoolawe which runs for ..."