of Oahu, has an irregularly circular form with a maximum diameter of about 25 m.
Towards the close of the 19th century William Hillebrand found 365 genera and 999 species, and of this number of species 653 were peculiar to this part of the Pacific. The number of species is greatest on the older islands, particularly Kauai and Oahu, and the total number for the group has been constantly increasing, some being introduced, others possibly being produced by the varying climatic conditions from those already existing.
In the older valleys on the islands of Kauai, Oahu and Maui, as well as on the lowland plain of Molokai, the soil is deeper and usually, too, the moisture is retained by a heavy clay.
The sugar farms are mostly on the islands of Hawaii, Oahu, Maui and Kauai, at the bases of mountains; those on the leeward side have the better soil, but require much more irrigating.
It is grown almost wholly by Japanese and Chinese on small low farms along the coasts, mostly on the islands of Kauai and Oahu.
A few bananas and (especially from Oahu) pineapples of fine quality are exported; since 1901 the canning of 3 The entomological department of the Hawaii Experiment Station undertakes " mosquito control," and in 1905-1906 imported top-minnows (Poeciliidae) to destroy mosquito larvae.
In 1907 there were vanilla plantations in the islands of Oahu and Hawaii.
of railway, of which the principal line is that of the Oahu Railway & Land Company (about 89 m.), extending from Honolulu W.
along the coast to Kahuku about one-half the distance around Oahu; another line from Kahuku Mill, the most northerly point of the island, S.E.
The Mormons claim more than 4000 adherents, whose principal settlement is at Laie, on the north-east shore of Oahu; the first Mormon missionaries came to the islands in 1850.
The population of 1900 was distributed among the several islands as follows: Oahu, 58,404; Hawaii, 46,843; Maui and Lanai, 25,416; Kauai, 20,562; Molokai, 2504; Niihau, 172.
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.
The boys in the industrial school (1902) at Waialee, on the island of Oahu, are taught useful trades.
The most advanced courses of study are offered by Oahu College, which occupies a beautiful site near the beach just E.
of Honolulu; it was founded in 1841 as the Punahou School for missionaries' children, and was chartered as Oahu College in 1852.
At the time of Cook's visit the archipelago seems to have been divided into three distinct kingdoms: Hawaii; Oahu and Maui; and Lanai and Molokai.
On one occasion (July 1839) French officers abrogated the laws (particularly against the importation of liquor), dictated treaties, extorted $20,000 and by force of arms procured privileges for Roman Catholic 1 priests in the country; and at another time (February 1843) a British officer, Captain Paulet of the " Carysfort," went so far as to take possession of Oahu and establish a commission for its government.
Honolulu is a harbor city at the southern end of Oahu, the most visited island of the Hawaiian archipelago.
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Status of the Hawaiian gallinule on lotus farms and a marsh on Oahu, Hawaii.
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.
Paper Island - With two stores on Oahu as well as their online store, Paper Island has a wide variety of papers, embellishments, and kits.
Oahu-Waikiki is the most popular city on Oahu.
Hawaii is one of the top destination wedding locations in the world, and Oahu beach weddings are a beautiful and surprisingly easy option for these tropical events.
As home to the state's capital, Honolulu, the island of Oahu is a logical choice for any Hawaiian wedding.
More important, however, is Oahu's natural beauty.
Because of the popularity of destination weddings on Oahu, many companies are available to offer a range of wedding services.
Because the wedding companies are locally oriented and highly experienced, the only big decision a couple may need to make about their Oahu beach wedding is which beach it should take place on.
Terrain. Not all beaches are alike on Oahu.
If a couple can't find just the right Oahu beach, there are many locations within view of the beautiful sandy stretches that can be used for weddings or the ensuing receptions.
Once a couple has decided that an Oahu beach wedding is perfect for their big day, there are many reputable companies that offer beach wedding services on this popular island.
Oahu beach weddings are beautiful events that give couples delightful memories to begin their happily ever after.
From simple ceremonies on the sand to elaborate celebrations at local beach parks, there is no limit to the details of a Hawaiian beach wedding on Oahu.
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.
For 50 years, Star of Honolulu Cruises and Events has been operating on the islands of Maui and Oahu.
Some of Oahu's top artists will also be performing for your enjoyment.
Most 15 day cruises to the 50th State feature daylong stops on the islands of Oahu, Kauai, Maui and Hawaii.
For example, a stop on the Big Island of Hawaii provides opportunity to hike to an active volcano while a visit to Oahu gives passengers the chance to luxuriate on the sands of world-famous Waikiki Beach.
The voyage also includes daylong stops on the Big Island of Hawaii, Oahu, Maui, Kauai and Ensenada, Mexico.
The cruise includes eight days at sea and almost five full days visiting various Hawaiian Islands, including Maui, Oahu, Kauai and the Big Island.
This cruise of the Hawaiian Islands begins and ends in the port of Honolulu located on the island of Oahu.
These trips include stops on Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, as well as islands in French Polynesia.
Royal Caribbean offers a Hawaiian cruise that takes you on adventures on Oahu, Kauai, Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii.
You can visit the Big Island, Maui, Oahu and Kauai, as well as other locations.
Some trips start in one port, like Honolulu, and then visit other Hawaiian islands before returning to Oahu.
Hawaii Activities has lists for Oahu, the Big Island, Maui, and Kauai.
Given that Oahu sees the highest volume of tourists, it offers the widest selection of sunset cruises.
Whether you're on Maui, Kauai, Lanai, Oahu, Molokai, or the Big Island, you will want to know about one day tours that are available on each of these beautiful islands.
Honolulu and Oahu are the most expensive; Honolulu is a large city and prices are higher.
The state of Hawaii consists of eight primary islands: Niihau, Kahoolawe, Lanai, Molokai, Kauai, Oahu, Maui, and the Big Island of Hawaii.
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.
Turtle Bay Resort: Situated on 880 lush acres and five miles of powder soft sand beach on Oahu's famed North Shore, this ultra-luxe property is a dream destination for family members of all ages.
By age 17, he had made it to the finals of the famed Pipeline Masters surfing competition in Oahu in his native Hawaii.
Oahu is home of twenty-one state parks scattered around the island featuring eight hiking trails.
coast of the island of Oahu, at the mouth of Nuuanu Valley, 2100 m.
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 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.
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 was educated at the Punahou school at Punahou, at Oahu College, into which the Punahou school developed in 1853, and at Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, where he graduated in 1862.
m., distributed as follows: Hawaii, 4210; Maui, 728; Oahu, about 600; Kauai, 547; Molokai, 261; Lanai, 139; Niihau, 97; Kahoolawe, 69.
portion of Oahu for several hundred feet has been discovered by artesian borings through coral-rock.
Oahu, 23 m.
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