The capital of and its primary point of entry, Honolulu is by far the state's largest city, with 950,000 people in the metro area —two-thirds of the state's population—residing within the metro area.

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One of the best-known beaches in the world, is a famous district of the city of Honolulu, on the of . Photo: Luis Argerich, CC BY 2.0.

is the commercial and governmental center of the Hawaiian Islands, with a number of cultural attractions for visitors to enjoy. Photo: Sullynyflhi, Public domain.

Manoa and Makiki are two prominent neighborhoods of Honolulu situated in the foothills of the Ko'olau Mountains north of . Photo: Straitgate, Public domain.

is an area of Honolulu, made up of several neighborhoods between the Diamond Head crater near and Makapu'u Point, the very southeastern corner of Oahu. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is an area of Honolulu, made up of the neighborhoods between Honolulu and Pearl Harbor. Photo: Cristo Vlahos, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The ʻIolani Palace was the royal residence of the rulers of the Kingdom of Hawaii beginning with… Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is an art museum in Honolulu, . Photo: LFL16, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa is a public research university in , a neighborhood in Honolulu, , United States. is situated 2½ miles east of Honolulu. Photo: Travis.Thurston, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

One of the best-known beaches in the world, is a famous district of the city of Honolulu, on the of . is situated 2½ miles southeast of Honolulu. Photo: Luis Argerich, CC BY 2.0.

The in Honolulu, Hawaii, has been the center of government of Hawaii since 1845. Photo: Xpixupload, Public domain.

Kakaʻako is a commercial and retail district of Honolulu, Hawaiʻi between Ala Moana near to the east and and Honolulu Harbor to the west.


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