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  Aloha-Hawaii.com: Oahu
Oahu is where visitors come when they want it all: Aloha spirit and an Aloha Tower.
Oahu is the third largest island in the Hawaiian chain, encompassing 597 square miles.
For a taste of Oahu at its rugged best, head to the North Shore, a 20-mile stretch of coastline from Ka‘ena Point to Turtle Bay.
oahu.aloha-hawaii.com /hawaii/oahu   (417 words)

  Oahu. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Oahu is composed of two parallel mountain ranges (Waianae and Koolau) that are separated by a rolling plain dissected by deep gorges.
Oahu has no active volcanoes, but there are many extinct craters, among them Diamond Head, Koko Head, and Punchbowl.
Honolulu, the state capital and the economic center of Hawaii, is on the highly urbanized southern coast of Oahu.
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  Oahu - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Oahu   (Site not responding. Last check: )
O‘ahu is the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands and most populous island in the State of Hawai‘i.
O‘ahu was apparently the first of the Hawaiian Islands sighted by the crew of HMS Resolution on 18 January 1778 during Capt. James Cook's third Pacific expedition.
Today, O‘ahu has become a tourism and shopping haven as over 5 million visitors (mainly from the American mainland and Japan) flock there every year to enjoy the quintessential island holiday experience that the Hawaiian Islands and her multicultural people now personify.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Oahu.html   (534 words)

 Oahu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ahu (usually Oahu outside Hawaiian and Hawaiian English), the "Gathering Place", is the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands and most populous island in the State of Hawaii.
Including small close-in offshore islands such as Ford Island and the islands in Kaneohe Bay and off the eastern coast, it has a total land area of 596.66 mile² (1,545.34 km²).
Oahu Rentals Oahu vacation rentals by owner with photos, reviews and booking information.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Oahu   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Oahu (Hawaiian: O‘ahu), the "Gathering Place", is the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands and most populous island in the State of Hawai‘i.
As a jurisdictional unit, the entire island of O‘ahu is in the City and County of Honolulu, although as a place name, Honolulu occupies only a portion of the southeast end of the island (essentially, the Honolulu District).
O‘ahu has been featured in hundreds of movies and TV shows, including Magnum P.I. Hawaii Five-O, and Jake and the Fatman to name but a few.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Oahu   (549 words)

 Surfline | Oahu   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Oahu is a place most surfers will want to visit at least once, and if they happen to connect with a solid winter groundswell, they're unlikely to find its reputation lacking.
Oahu's unique place in our surfing hearts is due largely to its own place on the globe, just over 2000 nautical miles south and west of Los Angeles, with a 360-degree exposure to virtually the entire swell armory of the Pacific Ocean.
This is the leeward shore of Oahu, dry, arid, and consistently offshore in the prevailing easterly trades, which dump most of their moisture on the other side of the coastal Waianae Range.
www.surfline.com /travel/surfmaps/surfmap.cfm?id=33   (809 words)

 Oahu Vacation Rentals from homes to condos.
Oahu is one of the six major islands of Hawaii and next to Kauai, the garden island.
Oahu is the most populated island with Honolulu as its Capital Some major landmarks include Nuuanu Pali, Diamond Head, Pearl Harbor.
Oahuís rich cultural heritage may be something you seek out, but youíll most certainly find it without even trying.
www.searchrentals.com /Oahu-vacation-rentals.html   (488 words)

 CLIA - Cruise Line International Association
Oahu is so full of contrast and diversity that every day you spend on the island will be fresh and exhilarating.
Oahu was given the nickname the "Gathering Place" long ago, significant because the island was and continues to be a melting pot of all South Pacific people and cultures.
The climate on Oahu is the most pleasant in Hawaii, as it is less windy than Maui, not as muggy as the Big Island, and does not have as much rain as Kauai.
www.cruising.org /planyourcruise/wwdest/overview.cfm?recordID=162   (425 words)

 Oahu Discount Tours Activities Island of Oahu
The island of Oahu is the fourth largest in square miles in the Hawaiian chain, but it is by far the Hawaiian island with the largest population.
Oahu, being the capitol, having the largest city and largest port (Honolulu), and being the commercial center of Hawaii, is the major hub between the East and the Orient and the West and the continental United States.
Oahu is also the sight of some of the most popular and dynamic attractions in Hawaii.
www.tombarefoot.com /oahu/activities_oahu.html   (849 words)

 Oahu Condos - Search 200,000 Free Listings!.
Oahu is also home to the city of Honolulu, the capital of the state of Hawaii.
Oahu owes much of its current ethnic diversity to the influx of Pacific and Asian minorities who were recruited to work in sugar and pineapple plantations of the island during the mid-19th century.
Oahu, after all, is a tropical paradise, and sea-bound leisure is a large motivator for guests who visit the island.
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 Oahu CES > Home   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Oahu CES also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
Oahu CES may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Oahu CES may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you.
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Oahu is truly the Mecca of sun and sand, loved by all beach worshippers and water sport lovers of the world.
Don’t forget to try some of the many restaurants of Oahu, a gourmet paradise with cuisine that is a blend of the spices of Asia and the Pacific and European styles and sources.
With its frangipani-scented sea breezes and tropical warmth, Oahu is truly a tropical paradise, a fancy or dream which is sure to please.
www.oahu.us   (758 words)

The Island of Oahu is the third largest in area and most populated of the islands, where approximately 75% of the state's total population lives.
Oahu's local government is the City and County of Honolulu, which includes the island of Oahu and most of the leeward islands, making Honolulu the largest city in the world!
Oahu is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, with Waikiki only the most famous.
www.hawaiischoolreports.com /islands/oahu.htm   (480 words)

 Oahu Tours & Activities - Roberts Hawaii
Chances are you’ve read about Oahu, or seen its legendary sights in movies and TV shows, but it takes visiting to truly grasp the beauty and excitement of this wonderfully diverse island.
Oahu sight-seeing tours can show you the spectrum -- from dramatic places like Hanauma Bay, the Pali Lookout, Waimea Bay, and the big wave beaches of the North Shore, to historical and cultural highlights such as the Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Punchbowl National Cemetery, Iolani Palace, and the Polynesian Cultural Center.
Wherever you go, whatever you do on Oahu, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to embrace the “aloha spirit.” That special something that makes people a little nicer, days a little easier, and life a little sweeter.
www.robertshawaii.com /oahu/index.php   (326 words)

 Oahu | All Oahu's Best   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Named the Gathering Place of the Hawaiian Islands, the Island of Oahu with the city of Honolulu is the exciting center of the Aloha State.
Famous Waikiki Beach, the heart of Oahu and a world class resort area, offers outstanding dining, entertainment, shopping, attractions of many kinds, and hotel accommodations to fit any budget.
Oahu's most spirited performing arts group has performed at the Outrigger Waikiki Hotel for more than 30 years.
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 :Toshali Tours & Cruises: Hawaii - Oahu
Oahu is the population center of Hawaii and is aptly called the "The Gathering Place."
There's almost unlimited water and beach activities, electric nightlife, golf, tennis, museums and historic sites, fine restaurants of every variety, shopping for the souvenir hunter to the serious collector, and visitor attractions of all descriptions.
But venturing out to other parts of the island you'll find an entirely different side of Oahu just waiting to be discovered, from quiet retreats and great surfing spots on the North Shore to quaint villages of ancient origin to scenic vistas to remote beach hideaways.
www.toshaliusa.com /hawaii/oahu/index.html   (171 words)

 Oahu travel guide - Wikitravel
Oahu is the third largest of the islands of Hawaii (the Big Island and Maui are both larger), located in the United States of America, and the most popular tourist destination.
Honolulu is the center of all the action on Oahu; it's where virtually all the hotels, major restaurants, and historic and cultural venues are located.
Central Oahu is a mostly suburban mix of bedroom communities for Honolulu (Aiea, Pearl City, and Waipahu).
wikitravel.org /en/Oahu   (2740 words)

 Amazon.com: Lonely Planet Oahu (Travel Survival Kit): Books: Ned Friary,Glenda Bendure   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although much of Oahu is an urban scene, it's nonetheless a scenic island with rugged volcanic peaks, tropical forests, fluted mountains, aquamarine bays and valleys carpeted with pineapple fields.
Oahu also has some of Hawaii's best beaches - Hanauma Bay is the most visited snorkeling spot in the Hawaiian Islands; the North Shore has Hawaii's top surfing action; and windward Kailua is Hawaii's most popular windsurfing beach.
Oahu has plenty of enjoyable off-the-beaten-path spots to explore as well, such as the community-run Hawaii's Plantation Village, the marketplaces in Chinatown and the county's botanical gardens.
www.amazon.com /Lonely-Planet-Oahu-Travel-Survival/dp/1864500484   (1834 words)

 Discover Hawaii. Aloha from Oahu Nature Tours
Oahu Nature Tours was founded in October, 1997 by Michael Walther.
I am a native Hawaiian of the island of O'ahu, born and raised in Honolulu.
Oahu Nature Tour's guide Bob Kern has been fascinated by nature all his life.
www.oahunaturetours.com /guides.html   (814 words)

 Spotlight's Oahu Gold, Maui Gold, Kauai Gold & Big Island Gold Magazines
Welcome to the island of Oahu, "The Gathering Place." Oahu is the most populated island in the state with approximately 75 percent (900,000) of its 1,211,537 residents and armed forces personnel.
Honolulu, the largest city on Oahu and in the state, is the capital of the state and the City and County of Honolulu.
Oahu is home to Diamond Head, Pearl Harbor with the Arizona and Battleship Missouri Memorials, large military bases, National Cemetery of the Pacific, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Polynesian Cultural Center and other major visitor attractions.
www.spotlighthawaii.com /oahu.asp   (239 words)

 Oahu — Infoplease.com
A whale of a time: visitors to Oahu will have a chance to spot a humpback or mingle with the manta rays.
Oahu options: Hawaii's first destination continues to epitomize the state's tourism appeal.
Oahu is in the pink of good health.
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 Oahu Health Guide - Homepage
10% of Oahu's population is military related with all 5 branches of the military having presence, training and medical facilities including Veterans' Hospitals on Oahu.
The Hawaii State Government and State Legislature, The Department of Health, The Department of Education, and the Hawaii Tourist Authority as well as the The Department of Commerce- (overseeing licensing requirements, testing and health regulatory boards) are all based in Honolulu.
The Oahu Health Guide can also help you locate hospitals, massage therapists, unique accommodations, public health clinics, surf lessons, and provide a safety guide to hiking and ocean sports activities.
www.oahuhealthguide.com   (534 words)

 Oahu Travel Accommodation and Holiday
Oahu Travel is the one-stop resource for independent-minded travellers to this exotic south pacific destination.
Oahu is also recognised as having the most challenging and scenic golf courses.
Ironically, for many, Oahu is the only island visited in their trip and is a particular favourite amongst young Japanese tourists.
www.oahu.islands-travel.com   (415 words)

 Oahu Vacation Rentals Oahu Condo Rentals Vacation Rentals in Oahu HI GreatRentals.com
Make your way to Oahu for the sights, swimming, and surfing, all while taking in a little history along the way, and you certainly will be pleased with your well-rounded trip on this popular island.
For the ultimate Oahu and Waikiki Beach experience, plan a trip out to sea on an outrigger canoe and rid the waves next to the surfers all while soaking in the views of the city and Diamond Head.
Oahu vacation rentals are scattered throughout the island so you can stay close to all of your favorite breathtaking features, including the Pacific Ocean, Diamond Head, and lush, green forests.
www.greatrentals.com /HI/hioahu.html   (673 words)

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