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Maui

(mou`ē), island (1990 est. pop. 82,500), 728 sq mi (1,886 sq km), second largest island in the state of Hawaii, separated from the island of Hawaii by the Alenuihaha Channel and from Molokai by the Pailolo Channel. Maui is made up of two mountain masses, which constitute the east and west peninsulas, connected by an isthmus. The highest point on the island is the Haleakala volcano (10,023 ft/3,055 m) in Haleakala National ParkHaleakala National Park
, 29,824 acres (12,074 hectares), on Maui island, Hawaii. Haleakala volcano, 10,023 ft (3,055 m) high, has been dormant since the mid-1700s. Its crater, 2,720 ft (829 m) deep with an area of 19 sq mi (49 sq km), is one of the largest in the world.
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. In the west, Puu Kukui rises to 5,788 ft (1,764 m). The island's chief industry is tourism; agriculture also is important. The principal ports are Kahului and Lahaina. Wailuku (1990 pop. 10,688) is the largest town and the county seat of Maui co. (1990 pop. 100,374), which includes the islands of Maui, KahoolaweKahoolawe
, uninhabited island, 45 sq mi (117 sq km), central Hawaii; separated from Maui island to the NE by Alalakeiki Channel. The low island, dotted with many archaeological sites, served as a prison and as a military target range.
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, and MolokaiMolokai
, island (1990 pop. 6,587), 261 sq mi (676 sq km), Maui co., Hawaii, between Oahu and Maui islands. Molokai is generally mountainous, with Mt. Kamakou (4,970 ft/1,515 m) the highest peak.
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Maui

a volcanic island in S central Hawaii: the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Pop.: 117 644 (2000). Area: 1885 sq. km (728 sq. miles)
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Pacific Media Group also operates radio stations on the Big Island of Hawaii, and news websites Maui Now and Big Island Now.
Maui resident Jack Moussally sent a message on Twitter to Winfrey asking her to "consider opening the ranch road so we can get upcountry."
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The Central Pacific Hurricane Center said Olivia was about 25 miles (40 kilometers) east of Kahului on the island of Maui and packing 45 mph (72 kph) winds Wednesday morning.
We've been to luaus on practically every Hawaiian Island but none compare to our Maui favorites.
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"When we look at photos of Polynesian men & women from the last 100-200 years, most of our people were not overweight and this negative stereotype of Maui is just not acceptable," Salesa wrote.
Both Maui Brand Raws Turbinado and Maui Brand Whites are available in a 6.17-ounce box of 50 individual-serving sticks with a suggested retail price of $2.25, as well as 12-ounce jars with a suggested retail of $2.25 and 32-ounce jars with a suggested retail of $4.
The first was a USD7.1 million sale that closed on November 6 of a 4.1-acre parcel to Maui County for a customer service center.
From arranging lodging and transportation, to dining and shopping, to whale watching and luau dancing, "Discover Maui" has it all--and more!
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The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) and the County of Maui Department of Environmental Management have reached a settlement on two enforcement cases concerning solid waste violations at the Central Maui Municipal Solid Waste Landfill and the Molokai Integrated Solid Waste Management Facility.