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Oahu is the most populous of the islands, the third largest in size and the cultural, financial, and top tourist destination of the Hawaiian islands.

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The capital of and its primary point of entry, 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.

One of the best-known beaches in the world, is a famous district of the city of , on the of .

The of in is famous world-wide for its beaches and incredible surf.

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


The of has great natural beauty.

is probably the least interesting of the 's regions, but is a good place to stock up on supplies if you're staying on the North Shore.


  • Type: island
  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 976,000
  • Latitude of center: 21.4333° or 21° 26' north
  • Longitude of center: -157.9667° or 157° 58' west
  • Elevation: 538 feet (164 meters)
  • GeoNames ID: 5851609

Other Names for Oahu

  • French: Oahu
  • German: Oahu
  • Hawaiian: Mokupuni Oʻahu
  • Hawaiian: Oʻahu
  • Italian: Oahu
  • Portuguese: Oahu
  • Spanish: Oahu
  • Avagu
  • Ile d'Oahu
  • Isla de Oahu
  • Island of Oahu
  • Isola Oahu
  • L'ile Wahou
  • O'ahu
  • O-Wahu
  • O-a-hu
  • Ovagu
  • Uagu
  • Vagi
  • Vagu
  • Vahou
  • Vakhu
  • Vakku
  • Voagu
  • Wahoo
  • Wahou
  • Wahu
  • Waohoo
  • Woahoe
  • Woahoo
  • Woahoo Island
  • Woahu
  • Wohaoo
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