hui

noun \ ˈhü(ˌ)ē \

Definition of hui

plural -s
1 Hawaii
a :partnership, syndicate
  • efforts by mainland capital to gain control of Hawaiian Airlines are believed to have been thwarted by a local hui that has secretly bought close to 70,000 shares
  • Honolulu Advertiser
b :club, association
  • the hui is an organization of civic-minded … women who cooperate in furthering the interests of the Y.W.C.A.
  • Honolulu Star-Bulletin
2
[Hawaiian & Maori]
:community gathering :assembly
  • when the hui broke up at 4 p.m. the issue was still in doubt
  • New Zealand Journal of Agriculture

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Origin and Etymology of hui

Hawaiian


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