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ˌhɒn əˈlu luhon·olu·lu

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Honolulu, capital of Hawaii, Hawaiian capital(noun)

    the capital and largest city of Hawaii; located on a large bay on the island of Oahu


  1. Honolulu(ProperNoun)

    The capital of Hawaii.


  1. Honolulu

    Honolulu is a census-designated place and the county seat of the City and County of Honolulu. It is the state capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Hawaii. Situated on the island of Oahu, it is known worldwide as a major tourist destination; Honolulu is the main gateway to Hawaii and a major gateway into the United States of America. It is also a major hub for international business, military defense, as well as famously being host to a diverse variety of east-west and Pacific culture, cuisine, and traditions. Honolulu is both the southernmost and westernmost major U.S. city. For statistical purposes, the U.S. Census Bureau recognizes the "City of Honolulu" as a census county division. Honolulu is a major financial center of the islands of the Pacific Ocean. The population of the City of Honolulu was 390,738 at the 2010 census, while the population of the consolidated city and county was 953,207. Honolulu is the most populous state capital relative to state population. In the Hawaiian language, Honolulu means "sheltered bay" or "place of shelter". The old name is said to be Kou, a district roughly encompassing the area from Nuuanu Avenue to Alakea Street and from Hotel Street to Queen Street which is the heart of the present downtown district. The city has been the capital of the Hawaiian islands since 1845 and gained historical recognition following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor near the city on December 7, 1941.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Honolulu

    capital of the Hawaiian Islands (q. v.), situated on an arid strip of land on the S. side of Oahu; is nicely laid out after the manner of a European town; and has the only good harbour in the archipelago.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of honolulu in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of honolulu in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of honolulu in a Sentence

  1. Malcom Bell:

    Transparency is important, and if the Honolulu museum has been open, that's probably to be applauded.

  2. Ken Dodd:

    Honolulu, it's got everything. Sand for the children, sun for the wife, sharks for the wife's mother.

  3. American Airlines:

    Due to a disturbance during the flight, the crew requested that law enforcement meet the aircraft upon landing in Honolulu.

  4. Brent Arronte:

    We haven't seen this at all 57 regional offices, we have seen it at a few. I think four additional ones aside from Honolulu.

  5. Honolulu Police spokeswoman Michelle Yu:

    Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Honolulu Police agreed that they would not allow the guns to be sold to the general public and end up on the streets of Honolulu.

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