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Oahu, Oahu Island(noun)
an island of central Hawaii (between Molokai and Kauai); the chief island of the state
The third largest island of Hawaii.
Origin: From Oʻahu.
Oʻahu or Oahu, known as "The Gathering Place", is the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands, however, it is the most populous of the islands in the U.S. state of Hawaii while also having the primary and only intercontinental Honolulu International Airport. The state capital, Honolulu, is on Oʻahu's southeast coast. 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 596.7 square miles, making it the 20th largest island in the United States. In the greatest dimension, this volcanic island is 44 miles long and 30 miles across. The length of the shoreline is 227 miles. The island is the result of two separate shield volcanoes: Waiʻanae and Koʻolau, with a broad "valley" or saddle between them. The highest point is Mt. Ka'ala in the Waiʻanae Range, rising to 4,003 feet above sea level.
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Waimanalo and windward Oahu have some of the best beaches in Hawaii sought by people all around the world.
The alarming increase in unsheltered individuals and families over the past two years is particularly significant on Oahu, this proclamation will expedite the state's plans to help these individuals and families to more quickly transition to permanent housing.
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