Definition of Molokai

1. Noun. An island of central Hawaii (between Maui and Oahu).

Exact synonyms: Molokai Island
Group relationships: Hawaiian Islands, Sandwich Islands
Generic synonyms: Island

Definition of Molokai

1. Proper noun. The fifth largest island of Hawaii. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Molokai

Molluga verticillata
Molly Maguire
Molly Maguires
Molly Miller
Molly Pitcher
Moloch horridus
Molokai (current term)
Molokai Island
Moloney's virus
Moloney murine leukaemia virus
Moloney murine sarcoma virus
Moloney test
Molotov cocktail
Molotov cocktails

Literary usage of Molokai

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hawaii Past and Present by William Richards Castle (1917)
"CHAPTER X Molokai AND MAUI THE channel between Oahu and Molokai is twenty- three miles wide. Steamers to Maui and Hawaii cross it and then skirt the lee ..."

2. A Residence of Twenty-one Years in the Sandwich Islands by Hiram Bingham (1848)
"Soon after the active course of Kaahumanu was terminated, the mission proceeded to occupy a new post on the island of Molokai, whose population had as yet ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"In sending to Molokai, some difficulty attended the separating of relatives. ... For Kalihi Hospital, and Molokai Asylum (or Settlement, as it generally ..."

4. All about Hawaii (1904)
"58 HONOLULU TO Lae o ka Laau, SW Pt. Molokai 35 ... 7 Diamond Head to SW Point of ¡Maui and Kahoolawe ............ fi Molokai . ..."

5. Life in the Sandwich Islands: Or, The Heart of the Pacific, as it was and is by Henry Theodore Cheever (1856)
"ADVENTURE, ESCAPE, AND ARRIVAL AT Molokai. HE that in venturous barks hath been A wanderer on the deep, Can tell of many an awful scene, "Where storms ..."

6. An Account of the Polynesian Race: Its Origins and Migrations, and the by Abraham Fornander, John F. G. Stokes (1880)
"He then re-embarked his forces, and leaving Kahului, sailed to Kaunakakai, on Molokai, deeming it prudent also to secure the adhesion of its chiefs before ..."

7. Natural History of Hawaii: Being an Account of the Hawaiian People, the by William Alanson Bryan (1915)
"As a matter of fact, when atmospheric conditions are favorable the outline of the nearest of these islands, namely Molokai, Lanai and Mani, may be plainly ..."

8. The Cruise of the Snark by Jack London (1911)
"CHAPTER VII The Lepers of Molokai For instance, in the afternoon of the Fourth of July all the lepers gathered at the race-track for the sports. ..."

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