Definition of hui
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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