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See also: maui and Maui


Proper noun[edit]


  1. (Hawaiian mythology) A trickster god who pushed up the sky and fished up the Hawaiian islands.
  2. (astronomy) A star near the Pleiades.
  3. A male given name, sometimes also given to women.


  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Maui (in the old orthography) occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name of 5 women and 19 men.