The streets of Honolulu are wide, and are macadamized with crushed or broken lava.
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On receiving Blount's report to the effect that the revolution had been accomplished by the aid of the United States minister and by the landing of troops from the " Boston," President Cleveland sent Albert Sydney Willis (1843-1897) of Kentucky to Honolulu with secret instructions as United States minister.
Brigham, Index to the Islands of the Pacific (Honolulu, 1900).
From Honolulu, the capital, which is about loom.
of Honolulu; it was founded in 1841 as the Punahou School for missionaries' children, and was chartered as Oahu College in 1852.
A normal school has been established at Honolulu, with a practice school attached to it.
The Honolulu high school does excellent work and has beautiful buildings and grounds.
Meanwhile a reform league had been formed to stop the prevailing misrule and extravagance; it was supported by a volunteer military force, the " Honolulu Rifles."
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the diocese Honolulu (Hawaii), previously under the jurisdiction of the archbishop of Canterbury, was transferred in 1900 to the Episcopal Church in the United States on account of political changes.
Each of the larger islands has one or more ports which a local steamboat serves regularly, and Honolulu has the regular service of seven trans-Pacific lines (the American-Hawaiian Steamship Co., the Canadian-Australian Steamship Co., the Matson Navigation Co., the Oceanic Steamship Co., the Pacific Mail Steamship Co., the Mexican Oriental and the Toyo Kisen Kaisha); it is a midway station for vessels between the United States (mainland) and Australia and Southern Asia.
From 1882 till 1887 his prime minister was Walter Murray Gibson (1823-1888), a singular and romantic genius, a visionary adventurer and a shrewd politician, who had been imprisoned by the Dutch government in Batavia in 1852 on a charge of inciting insurrection in Sumatra, and had arrived at Honolulu in 1861 with the intention of leading a Mormon colony to the East Indies.
An immense mass meeting was held on the 30th of June, which sent a committee to the king with specific demands for radical reforms. Finding himself without support, he yielded without a struggle, dismissed his ministry and signed a constitution on the 7th of July 1887, revising that of 1864, and intended to put an end to personal government and to make the cabinet responsible only to the legislature; this was called the " bayonet constitution," because it was so largely the result of the show of force made by the Honolulu Rifles.
A cargo of arms and ammunition from San Francisco was secretly landed at a point near Honolulu, where a company of native royalists were collected on the 6th of January 1895, intending to capture the government buildings by surprise that night, with the aid of their allies in the city.
On this occasion, however, though strongly drawn to the beautiful island, he stayed not longer than six weeks, and proceeded to Sydney, where, early in 1890, he published, in a blaze of righteous anger, his Father Damien: an Open Letter to the Rev. Dr Hyde of Honolulu, in vindication of the memory of Father Damien and his work among the lepers of the Pacific. At Sydney he was very ill again: it was now obvious that his only chance of health lay within the tropics.
HONOLULU, a city, port of entry, and the capital of Hawaii, situated in the "city and county of Honolulu," on the S.
Honolulu is served by the Oahu railway, by electric lines to the principal suburbs, and by steamship lines to San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver, Manila, Salina Cruz (Mexico), Victoria, Sydney, and Chinese and Japanese ports.
Honolulu's total exports for the fiscal year 1908 were valued at $4 2, 2 3 8, 455, and its imports at $19,985,724.
Honolulu's safe harbour, discovered in 1794, made it a place of resort for vessels (especially whalers) and traders from the beginning of the 19th century.
In 1907 an act was passed by which the former county of Oahu, including the island of Oahu and the small islands adjacent, was made a municipal corporation under the name of the "city and county of Honolulu"; this act came into effect on the 1st of January 1909.
He reached Honolulu in March 1864, and was ordained priest in Whitsuntide of that year.
Here he remained for the rest of his life, with occasional visits to Honolulu, until he became stricken with leprosy in 1885.
For Honolulu the mean annual rainfall (1884-1899) was 28.18 in.; the maximum 49.82; and the minimum 13.46.
Of the total product in 1900, only 18.5% (by value) is to be credited to the city of Honolulu.
Honolulu has cable connexion with San Francisco and the East, and the several islands of the group are served by wireless telegraph.
Its main disadvantage is the lack of harbours - Honolulu and Pearl Harbor are the only ones in the archipelago; but under the River and Harbour Act of 1905 examinations and surveys were made to improve Hilo Bay on the island of Hawaii.
The population of the city of Honolulu, which includes the entire urban population of the Territory, was 22,907 in 1890 and 39,306 in 1900.
The legislature, which meets biennially at Honolulu, consists of a Senate of 15 members holding office for four years, and a House of Representatives of 30 members holding office for two years.
For, as the Japanese government would issue only a limited number of passports to the mainland but would quite readily grant passports to Honolulu, the latter were accepted, and after a short stay on some one of the islands the immigrants would depart on a " coastwise " voyage to some mainland port.
In 1907-1908 a home for non-leprous boys of leprous parents was established at Honolulu.
Another public charity of Hawaii is the general free dispensary maintained by the territorial government at Honolulu.
He laid stress on the importance of manual and industrial training during his term of office (1847-1855), and was succeeded by a board of education (1855-1865), of which he was first president; then an inspector-general of schools was appointed, Judge Abraham Fornander being the first inspector; in 1896 an executive department was created under a minister of public instruction and six corn 1 These are: the county of Hawaii, consisting of the island of the same name; the county of Maui, including the islands of Maui, Lanai and Kahoolawe, and the greater part of Molokai; the county of Kalawao, being the leper settlement on Molokai; the city and county of Honolulu (created from the former county of Oahu by an act of 1907, which came into effect in 1909), consisting of the island of Oahu and various small islands, of which the only ones of any importance are the Midway Islands, 1232 m.
from Honolulu, a Pacific cable relay station and a post of the U.S. navy marines; and the county of Kauai, including Kauai and Niihau islands.
On the 31st of March 1820 missionaries of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions - two clergymen, two teachers, a physician, a farmer, and a printer, each with his wife - and three Hawaiians educated in the Cornwall (Connecticut) Foreign Missionary School, arrived from America and began their labours at Honolulu.
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Honolulu is a harbor city at the southern end of Oahu, the most visited island of the Hawaiian archipelago.
He is also serving as the technical co-chair for the 2007 ICASSP to be held in Honolulu.
He also co-chaired the 1993 International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications held in Honolulu.
woollyming of Honolulu, I prepare for winter, knitting warm woolies for my first grandchild.
edge of the city, first founded as a school for the children of missionaries in 1841; the Honolulu High School, founded in 1833 as the Oahu Charity School, to teach English to the half whites; the Royal School, which was founded in 1840 for the sons of chiefs; and the Normal School, housed in what was in 1906 the most expensive building on the island of Oahu - a library containing about 14,000 volumes and the collections of the Hawaiian Historical Society, a number of benevolent, literary, social and political societies, and an art league, and is the see of both an Anglican and a Roman Catholic bishop. In 1907 the Pacific Scientific Institution for the advancement of scientific knowledge of the Pacific, its islands and their people, was established here.
Dreaming of Honolulu, I prepare for winter, knitting warm woolies for my first grandchild.
As home to the state's capital, Honolulu, the island of Oahu is a logical choice for any Hawaiian wedding.
The largest airport is in Honolulu, and the capital city is also home to the cruise embarkation ports, which allows couples to plan their weddings and a cruise honeymoon in one convenient location.
Backdrop. Depending on when the ceremony is scheduled, the beach may be bathed in a stunning sunset or it may have a beautiful Honolulu skyline backdrop.
Access. Some beaches are just minutes from Honolulu and major roads, while others may be difficult to find, particularly if guests will be driving to the site.
Hawaiian wedding flowers add a luxuriously tropical ambiance to any celebration, whether it is an Oahu beach wedding, a private garden ceremony in Honolulu, or a Hawaiian themed celebration at home.
President Barack Obama was born on this day in 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Chapman is based in Honolulu, Hawaii, but the chases take him all over the country.
Nicole Kidman was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on June 20, 1967.
Norwegian Cruise Line is based in Miami, FL, but sails from a wide variety of ports, including Baltimore, MD; New York, NY; New Orleans, LA; Boston, MA; Los Angeles, CA; and Honolulu, HI.
Cruise ships that visit Maui typically depart from Honolulu and arrive at either Kahului or Lahaina (Maui's primary cruise ship docks) in mid-voyage.
Officially known as The Gaither Homecoming Hawaii Cruise, this voyage lasts seven days, with a departure from and conclude in Honolulu, Hawaii.
One of the events tourists in Hawaii can enjoy is a lavish meal aboard the Star Honolulu sunset dinner cruise.
For 50 years, Star of Honolulu Cruises and Events has been operating on the islands of Maui and Oahu.
The Star of Honolulu has received high ratings for their sunset dinner cruises.
If you would like a Star Honolulu sunset dinner cruise that is a little more economical, consider dining on the Pacific Star.
The Starlet, though not the Star of Honolulu, is run by the same company and has two decks that can accommodate 340 passengers.
The Star Honolulu sunset dinner cruise you choose will be sure to entertain, delight, and give you an unforgettable night.
Book your reservation online today, and enjoy cruising along the beautiful coasts of Honolulu.
The trip also includes daylong stops in the city of Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii, the whaling village of Lahaina of the island of Maui, the state capital, Honolulu, and the culturally diverse island of Kauai.
Royal Caribbean offers a 13 night Hawaii cruise that departs from and returns to Honolulu in 2010 and 2011.
In addition, Carnival is also offering a 12 night tour of the Aloha State in 2010 and 2011, which begins and ends in Honolulu.
This cruise of the Hawaiian Islands begins and ends in the port of Honolulu located on the island of Oahu.
The cruise line offers an extensive seven-night roundtrip sailing from Honolulu, and calls at Hawaii's Big Island, Kauai, and Maui.
Cruisers will be able to tour Hilo, Honolulu and Lahaina during the two-month long voyage across the Pacific Ocean.
The 30-day fall voyage starts in the "City by the Bay" and travels to Sydney, Australia, with stops in Honolulu and Maui before heading across the Pacific to Bora Bora, Pago Pago, Fiji, Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch.
Most sailings leave from West Coast cities or you can take a cruise from Honolulu around the islands and back to Honolulu.
Some trips start in one port, like Honolulu, and then visit other Hawaiian islands before returning to Oahu.
Tourists staying in downtown Honolulu can choose from a host of options that depart right from Waikiki Beach.
For those looking for a more luxurious sunset cruise, Star of Honolulu has a reputation for being the best sunset cruise in Hawaii.
Royal Caribbean: The company has cruises that embark from Honolulu and take you to several popular Hawaiian ports, as well as spots like Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
American embarkation ports include Honolulu and Los Angeles.
Carnival: The line has embarkation ports for Hawaiian sailings in Honolulu, San Diego and Los Angeles.
Ports visited may include San Diego, Honolulu, Hilo, and Lahaina.
Be aware many of these cruises visit Ensenada, Baja, Mexico, before making the five-day trek across the sea to Honolulu, Hawaii.
If you want to stay in the Hawaiian Islands, then consider departing from Honolulu and taking a shorter cruise.
As of 2011, the U.S. suppliers include AEC Specialty Foods in Vermont; Rimini Coffee in Salt Lake City, UT; and the Tea Chest in Honolulu, HI.
They are sold in five US cities to include: Honolulu, Las Vegas, Malibu, Los Angeles, and New York.
The company is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, and offers a variety of grass skirt styles, including Maori and Tahitian.
Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins practiced his art in a parlor in Chinatown, Honolulu.
Hawaii is accessible by plane from Honolulu to the airport at Kona or Hilo.
Honolulu and Oahu are the most expensive; Honolulu is a large city and prices are higher.
In addition, the winter months are also when whale watching season starts and big-name events like the Honolulu Marathon and the Triple Crown of Surfing take place.
If you are looking for world-class, shopping, restaurants and hotels, in addition to a bustling nightlife and a big city feel, then head to the island of Oahu, which is home to busy Honolulu and world-famous Waikiki Beach.
Bikram Yoga has locations at Lahaina, Honolulu, Kahului and Waialua.
Season 3 auditions were held in the fall of 2003 in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Atlanta, and Honolulu.
Although many people associate Midler strongly with New York, she actually spent her entire childhood in Honolulu.
He is a real bounty hunter, and runs Da Kine Bail Bonds based in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Tracie Norfleet - Tracie is from Honolulu.
Honolulu has it all---swimming, surfing, kayaking, snorkeling, diving and lots of good eating.
Honolulu features great sight-seeing, lots of shopping options and fantastic dining.
Honolulu, like most cities, offers a plethora of dining choices - almost too many to count.
Honolulu is a wonderful vacation spot rich in history and tropical landscape.
Honolulu is well-known as a place with a huge variety of restaurants.
but turned into a voluntary exile prolonged until the hour of his death": he never again left the waters of the Pacific. The "Casco" proceeded first to the Marquesas, and south and east to Tahiti, passing before Christmas northwards to Honolulu, where Stevenson spent six months and finished The Master of Ballantrae and The Wrong Box.
Pearl Harbor and the harbour of Honolulu are the only safe ports in the archipelago.
Honolulu has other parks, a fine Botanical Garden, created by the Bureau of Agriculture, several public squares, several hospitals, a maternity home, the Lunalilo Home for aged Hawaiians, an asylum for the insane, several schools of high rank both public and private - notably Oahu College on the E.
of railway, of which the principal line is that of the Oahu Railway & Land Company (about 89 m.), extending from Honolulu W.
to Honolulu, was projected in 1905; on the island of Hawaii is the Hilo Railroad (about 46 m.), carrying sugar, pineapples, rubber and lumber; other railways are for the most part short lines on sugar estates and in coffee-producing sections of the islands of Hawaii and Maui.
A short time afterwards the British government presented a small schooner to the king, and this afforded an opportunity for the Rev. William Ellis, the well-known missionary, to visit Honolulu with a number of Christian natives from the Society Islands.
On the latter occasion he appointed C. C. Moreno, who had come to Honolulu in the interest of a Chinese steamship company, as Premier and minister of foreign affairs.
At length the intrigues of the Hawaiian embassy gave umbrage to the German government, and it was deemed prudent to recall it to Honolulu in July 1887.
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