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O·a·hu

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.

Oahu

(əʊˈɑːhuː)
n
(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)

O•a•hu

(oʊˈɑ hu)
n.
an island in central Hawaii: third largest island of the state. Chief city: Honolulu. 630,528; 589 sq. mi. (1525 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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The purser of the Oahu told me last journey that he hadn't met a nicer girl in the islands.
The republican missionaries of Oahu cause to be gazetted in the Court Journal, published at Honolulu, the most trivial movement of 'his gracious majesty' King Kammehammaha III, and 'their highnesses the princes of the blood royal'.* And who is his 'gracious majesty', and what the quality of this blood royal'?--His
Thirdly: Some eighteen or twenty years ago Commodore J then commanding an American sloop-of-war of the first class, happened to be dining with a party of whaling captains, on board a Nantucket ship in the harbor of Oahu, Sandwich Islands.
The flight was operated by the Oahu Parachute Center skydiving company.
East Oahu Realty has been serving Oahu for 27 years.
Ocean Ramsey with the huge great white shark off the shore of Oahu
The two solar projects on Oahu include Mililani I Solar and Waiawa Solar Power.
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Oahu is home to hiking trails that wind through forests, valleys and mountains, offering breathtaking views at the summits.
CARNAGE A huge blast lights up the sky as bombs rain down on the base on Oahu, Hawaii
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Mokulele Airlines said it has begun offering same day rush shipping service to and from the ten airport locations it serves on Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, Lanai and Molokai.