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ninth island  n.— «Gov. Ben Cayetano has slipped off to Las Vegas to participate in the kickoff of the Great Ninth Island Expo, a three-day event to display made-in-Hawaii gifts and products.» —“Hawaii governor slips off to Las Vegas...

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ninth island  n.— «“It’s poi,” he laughed. This was one of the reasons Bob came to the California Hotel, aka Hawaii’s ninth island. “Try some? The saimin noodles are also good.”» —“Hawaiians flock to California Hotel...

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ninth island  n.— «Leaving Santa Cruz (Hawaii’s 9th Island) Sat. the 23rd to stay over night near the airport.» —“14 more Days!” by kinimoor@ix.netcom.com(Gene E. Moore) Usenet: alt.culture.hawaii June 9, 1996...

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ninth island  n.— «Aloha2go.com aims to make Vegas the REAL 9th Island by bringing you the Best bands from back home.» —“Fiji Ticket giveaway…” by uw8@lvdi.net Usenet: alt.music.hawaiian Mar. 4, 2000...

ninth island

ninth island n. Las Vegas; (occas.) any place outside of Hawaii with a large number of Hawaiians. Etymological Note: Reference to the large number of Hawaiians who have relocated to Las Vegas. Eight major islands make up the state of Hawaii...

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ninth island  n.— «A lecture on “Hawaiian Spirituality on the Ninth Island” will be presented from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. (391-7416).» —“Activities and events in Las...