Maui

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The island of Maui (Hawaiian: ) is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands at 727.2 square miles (1,883 km 2 ) and is the 17th largest island in the United States.wikipedia
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Hawaii

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Maui is part of the State of Hawaii and is the largest of Maui County's four islands, which include Molokai, Lānai, and unpopulated Kahoolawe.
The state encompasses nearly the entire volcanic Hawaiian archipelago, which comprises hundreds of islands spread over 1500 mi. At the southeastern end of the archipelago, the eight main islands are—in order from northwest to southeast: Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lānai, Kahoolawe, Maui, and the Island of Hawaii.

Maui County, Hawaii

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Maui is part of the State of Hawaii and is the largest of Maui County's four islands, which include Molokai, Lānai, and unpopulated Kahoolawe.
It consists of the islands of Maui, Lanai, Molokai (except for a portion of Molokai that comprises Kalawao County), Kahoolawe, and Molokini.

Molokai

MolokaʻiMoloka'iMolokai Island
Maui is part of the State of Hawaii and is the largest of Maui County's four islands, which include Molokai, Lānai, and unpopulated Kahoolawe.
Residents or visitors to the west end of Molokai can see the lights of Honolulu on Oahu at night; they can view nearby Lānai and Maui from anywhere along the south shore of the island.

Kahului, Hawaii

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Kahului is the largest census-designated place (CDP) on the island with a population of 26,337 and is the commercial and financial hub of the island.
Kahului is a census-designated place (CDP) on the island of Maui in the U.S. state of Hawaii.

Kula, Hawaii

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Other significant places include Kīhei (including Wailea and Makena in the Kihei Town CDP, the island's second-most-populated CDP), Lahaina (including Kāanapali and Kapalua in the Lahaina Town CDP), Makawao, Pukalani, Pāia, Kula, Haikū, and Hāna.
Kula is a district of Maui, Hawaii, that stretches across the "up-country", the western-facing slopes of Haleakalā, from Makawao to Ulupalakua.

List of islands of the United States by area

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The island of Maui (Hawaiian: ) is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands at 727.2 square miles (1,883 km 2 ) and is the 17th largest island in the United States.

Lanai

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Maui is part of the State of Hawaii and is the largest of Maui County's four islands, which include Molokai, Lānai, and unpopulated Kahoolawe.
It is separated from the island of Molokai by the Kalohi Channel to the north, and from Maui by the Auau Channel to the east.

Hawaii (island)

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In 2010, Maui had a population of 144,444, third-highest of the Hawaiian Islands, behind that of Oahu and Hawaii Island. Kamehameha I, king of the island of Hawaiʻi, invaded Maui in 1790 and fought the inconclusive Battle of Kepaniwai, but returned to Hawaiʻi to battle a rival, finally subduing Maui a few years later.
To the northwest of the island of Hawaii is the island of Maui, whose Haleakalā volcano is visible from Hawaii across the Alenuihaha Channel.

Hana, Hawaii

HanaHānaDistrict of Hāna
Other significant places include Kīhei (including Wailea and Makena in the Kihei Town CDP, the island's second-most-populated CDP), Lahaina (including Kāanapali and Kapalua in the Lahaina Town CDP), Makawao, Pukalani, Pāia, Kula, Haikū, and Hāna.
Hana is located at the eastern end of the island of Maui and is one of the most isolated communities in the state.

Oahu

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In 2010, Maui had a population of 144,444, third-highest of the Hawaiian Islands, behind that of Oahu and Hawaii Island.
Kamehameha III moved his capital from Lāhainā, Maui to Honolulu, Oʻahu in 1845.

Haleakalā

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Puu Kukui is the highest of the peaks at 5788 ft. The larger, younger volcano to the east, Haleakalā, rises to more than 10000 ft above sea level, and measures 5 mi from seafloor to summit.
Haleakalā (Hawaiian: ), or the East Maui Volcano, is a massive shield volcano that forms more than 75% of the Hawaiian Island of Maui.

Paia, Hawaii

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Other significant places include Kīhei (including Wailea and Makena in the Kihei Town CDP, the island's second-most-populated CDP), Lahaina (including Kāanapali and Kapalua in the Lahaina Town CDP), Makawao, Pukalani, Pāia, Kula, Haikū, and Hāna.
Pāia (pah-ee-ah) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, on the northern coast of the island of Maui.

Hawaiiloa

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Native Hawaiian tradition gives the origin of the island's name in the legend of Hawaiiloa, the navigator credited with discovery of the Hawaiian Islands.
The legend contains reference to his children: Maui (eldest son), Kauai (son), and Oahu (daughter) who settled on the islands that bear their names.

Haiku, Hawaii

HaikuHaikūHaiku, Maui
Other significant places include Kīhei (including Wailea and Makena in the Kihei Town CDP, the island's second-most-populated CDP), Lahaina (including Kāanapali and Kapalua in the Lahaina Town CDP), Makawao, Pukalani, Pāia, Kula, Haikū, and Hāna.
Haiku is an unincorporated community in Maui County on the island of Maui in the state of Hawaii.

Hana Highway

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At the other extreme, the annual average rainfall exceeds 300 in along the lower windward slopes of Haleakalā, particularly along the Hāna Highway.
The Hana Highway is a 64.4 mi stretch of Hawaii Routes 36 and 360 which connects Kahului to the town of Hana in east Maui.

La Perouse Bay

La Pérouse Bay
Maui's last eruption (originating in Haleakalā's Southwest Rift Zone) occurred around 1790; two of the resulting lava flows are located (1) at Cape Kīnau between Āhihi Bay and La Perouse Bay on the southwest shore of East Maui, and (2) at Makaluapuna Point on Honokahua Bay on the northwest shore of West Maui.
In 1786, La Pérouse surveyed and mapped the prominent embayment near the southern cape of Maui opposite the island of Kahoolawe.

Battle of Kepaniwai

Kamehameha I, king of the island of Hawaiʻi, invaded Maui in 1790 and fought the inconclusive Battle of Kepaniwai, but returned to Hawaiʻi to battle a rival, finally subduing Maui a few years later.
The Battle of Kepaniwai ("Battle of the Dammed Waters of ʻĪao" or Kaʻuwaʻupali, "Battle of the Clawed Cliffs") was fought in 1790 between Hawaiʻi Island and Maui.

Māui (Hawaiian mythology)

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According to it, Hawaiiloa named the island after his son, who in turn was named for the demigod Māui.
His name is the same as that of the Hawaiian island Maui, although native tradition holds that it is not named for him directly, but instead named after the son of Hawaii's discoverer (who was named after Māui himself).

Channels of the Hawaiian Islands

Kaiwi ChannelCrossing the waters of ʻAlenuihāhā Channel between Maui and HawaiʻiKauai Channel
Maui is a leading whale-watching center in the Hawaiian Islands due to Humpback whales wintering in the sheltered Auau Channel between the islands of Maui county.
The ʻAlenuihāhā separates the island of Hawaiʻi and the island of Maui.

West Maui Mountains

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The older, western volcano has been eroded considerably and is cut by numerous drainages, forming the peaks of the West Maui Mountains (in Hawaiian, Mauna Kahalawai).
The West Maui Mountains, West Maui Volcano, or Mauna Kahalewai which means "holding house of water," is approximately 1.7 million years old and forms a much eroded shield volcano that constitutes the western one-quarter of the Hawaiian Island of Maui.

United States

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The island was annexed by the United States in 1898 and made a territory in 1900.
He returned to Hawaii to resupply, initially exploring the coasts of Maui and the big island, trading with locals and then making anchor at Kealakekua Bay in January 1779.

United States

American🇺🇸U.S.
The island was annexed by the United States in 1898 and made a territory in 1900.
He returned to Hawaii to resupply, initially exploring the coasts of Maui and the big island, trading with locals and then making anchor at Kealakekua Bay in January 1779.

United States

American🇺🇸U.S.
The island was annexed by the United States in 1898 and made a territory in 1900.
He returned to Hawaii to resupply, initially exploring the coasts of Maui and the big island, trading with locals and then making anchor at Kealakekua Bay in January 1779.

United States

American🇺🇸U.S.
The island was annexed by the United States in 1898 and made a territory in 1900.
He returned to Hawaii to resupply, initially exploring the coasts of Maui and the big island, trading with locals and then making anchor at Kealakekua Bay in January 1779.

United States

American🇺🇸U.S.
The island was annexed by the United States in 1898 and made a territory in 1900.
He returned to Hawaii to resupply, initially exploring the coasts of Maui and the big island, trading with locals and then making anchor at Kealakekua Bay in January 1779.