Kai Islands or Kei Islands (both: kĪ) [key], island group (c.550 sq mi/ 1,420 sq km), E Indonesia, SE of Seram, in the Banda Sea, in the Moluccas. It is densely forested with valuable timber; the people are skilled boat builders. The chief island is Great Kai. The group is sometimes called the Key Islands.
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