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or O'a·hu  (ō-ä′ho͞o)
An island of central Hawaii between Molokai and Kauai. It is the chief island of the state, with major tourist areas, including Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head, and a US naval base at Pearl Harbor.
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(Placename) an island in central Hawaii: the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Chief town: Honolulu. Pop: 876 151 (2000). Area: 1574 sq km (608 sq miles)
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(oʊˈɑ hu)
an island in central Hawaii: third largest island of the state. Chief city: Honolulu. 630,528; 589 sq. mi. (1525 sq. km).
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Noun1.Oahu - an island of central Hawaii (between Molokai and Kauai)Oahu - an island of central Hawaii (between Molokai and Kauai); the chief island of the state
capital of Hawaii, Hawaiian capital, Honolulu - the capital and largest city of Hawaii; located on a large bay on the island of Oahu
Waikiki - a well-known beach and resort area on Oahu Island to the southeast of Honolulu
Hawaiian Islands, Sandwich Islands - a group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific
Pearl Harbor - a harbor on Oahu to the west of Honolulu; location of a United States naval base that was attacked by the Japanese on 7 Dec 1941
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Born and raised on O'ahu, Kobayashi earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Washington and a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Hawai'i.
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In two articles (Beyer 2009a, 2012), this author investigated the over-representation of military drill in the form of mandatory Reserved Officers Training Corps (ROTC) in the high schools on the island of O'ahu. The establishment of secondary schools throughout the Territory was evidence of the extension of an American hegemony in Hawai' i during the twentieth century from what had occurred during the nineteenth century.
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Molokai - located about 40 kilometers off the southeast coast of the island of O'ahu is accessible by boat or plane.
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We'd already fallen for the state's charms after starting our trip in Honolulu, over on O'ahu island and now, after taking a short plane ride to this place, affectionately known as 'The Big Island', the largest of eight that make up the state, we'd found an entirely different side of Hawaii to appreciate.
O'ahu's Hanauma Bay, for example, receives some 2,600 visitors every day.
Honolulu, the capital city, located on Hawaii's most populous island O'ahu, is a modern city that boasts island charms, including the world-renowned Waikiki Beach, once the site of vacation homes for the kings and queens of Hawaii.
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The hotel is situated on more than 1,279 acres of oceanfront land along the north shore of O'ahu, 629 acres of which is collateral for the loan.