hui

noun \ˈhü(ˌ)ē\

Definition of hui

plural

-s

  1. 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. 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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