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Kauai

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Kauai an island of Hawaii to the northwest of Oahu
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Usage

In literature:

I'll tell you where, too, and that's about forty miles to windward of Kauai.
"The Wrecker" by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
We were born on Kauai.
"The House of Pride" by Jack London
It is the island of Kauai on which I propose to establish you as an independent sovereign.
"Real Soldiers of Fortune" by Richard Harding Davis
A week hence I start for the Island of Kauai, to be gone three weeks and then I go back to California.
"The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 1, 1853-1866" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
A week hence I start for the Island of Kauai, to be gone three weeks and then I go back to California.
"The Letters Of Mark Twain, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Kaului on Maui, Hanalei and Nawiliwili on Kauai, and one or two plantations on Oahu, have tolerable landings.
"Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands" by Charles Nordhoff
He looked toward Kauai and Oahu, but love for his wife and child prevailed and drew him to Kauai.
"Hawaiian Folk Tales" by Various
There seems to be less evidence of Hawaiian occupancy on Kauai than on any other of the five principal islands.
"Archeological Investigations" by Gerard Fowke
The Chinese and Japanese cultivate the rice along the coast lowlands of Oahu and Kauai.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
One of the spectres troubles a steep slope near Lihue, Kauai.
"Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate" by Charles M. Skinner
The roads of Kauai are better than on any of the other islands.
"Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California" by Mary Evarts Anderson
Kauai is called the "Garden Island," it is so well watered and so luxuriant in vegetation.
"The Hawaiian Islands" by The Department of Foreign Affairs
I'll tell you where, too, and that's about forty miles to windward of Kauai.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 13 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Among them was included the gig which Halford brought from the island of Kauai.
"The Last Cruise of the Saginaw" by George H. Read
When they had pulled up the island of Kauai they looked back and were frightened.
"Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina" by W. D. Westervelt
A long, long time ago there lived on the island Kauai a man of wonderful power, by the name of Hau-pu.
"Legends of Gods and Ghosts (Hawaiian Mythology)" by W. D. (William Drake) Westervelt
Excellent water power is utilized on the island of Kauai in an electric plant.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 1" by Various
Kamehameha was twice prevented from invading Kauai, but some years later it was ceded to him by its ruler.
"The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines" by Isabel Anderson
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In news:

White Coral Disease Spreading Along Kauai 's North Shore.
A Friday the 13th adventure on beautiful Kauai .
While viewing the Waimea Canyon Overlook on Kauai, someone cautioned, "Be careful, it's Friday the 13th".
Marine biologist Terry Lilley has been monitoring and documenting Kauai 's marine environment for the last decade or more.
Kauai postal worker pleads guilty in firearms case.
Hawaii's lush island of Kauai showcases postcard-perfect beaches, top-notch accommodations and restaurants offering stellar wine and food.
Kauai Katie Surfs Home In Adirondack.
Kauai Katie wins the Adirondack Stakes.
Favorite restaurants on Maui, Hawaii Island and Kauai .
Agritourism sites on the Big Island of Hawaii and Kauai .
Hawaii's agricultural side: Kauai .
Hawaii's Garden Isle: Hollywood roles haven't spoiled Kauai just yet.
Younger residents of Hawaii may not realize there was a real Alexander "Lex" Brodie, born on Kauai in 1904.
On Halloween 2003, Bethany Hamilton was attacked by a shark in the water off Kauai.
Cuddle up at one of our favorite retreats, from Kauai to Colorado.
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