Kauai

geographical name
Kau·​ai | \ kä-ˈwä-ē How to pronounce Kauai (audio) \
variants: or Kaua'i

Definition of Kauai

island of Hawaii west-northwest of Oahu area 555 square miles (1437 square kilometers), population 67,091

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“Kauai.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kauai. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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