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

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

The North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii is famous world-wide for its beaches and incredible surf.

Kailua is on the Windward Coast of Oahu in Hawaii. The area includes the following districts: TheBus has 4 routes that travels throughout the Kailua District.


The Leeward Coast is a region of the Hawaiian Oahu island.

The Windward Coast of Oahu has great natural beauty.

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


  • Type:  Island
  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  953,000
  • Latitude of center:  21° 28' (21.4667°) north
  • Longitude of center:  157° 59' (157.9833°) west
  • Elevation:  181 meters (594 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Oahu
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Oahu

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Other Names for Oahu

  • English:  Oahu
  • Hawaiian:  Mokupuni Oʻahu, Oʻahu
  • 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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