Oahu is an island in the Central Pacific Ocean and is the 50th State of the USA.
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Hawaii is the only U.S. state to have two official languages.
That's right, Hawaii is the onlu US state to have two languages English and Hawaiian.
There are only 12 letters in the Hawaiian alphabet
Vowels: A,E,I,O and U and Consonants H,K,L,M,N,P and W
What does the word Honolulu mean?
The word Honolulu means “Sheltered Harbor” or “Calm Port” in Hawaiian
Meaning of Aloha
The Hawaiian word Aloha can be used as both “hello” and “goodbye.”
Hawaii has its own time zone, the Hawaiian Stand Time
The Hawaiian Flag features the Union Jack from the Great Britain flag and the stripes from the United States.
Does Hawaii have a Palace?
The Iolani Palace, is located on Oahu and is the only Royal Palace in the USA. The Palace had electricity before the White House did and was also the first palace in the world to have flushing toilets.
Why are there no Billboards in Hawaii?
You won’t see any Billboards in Hawaii as they are illegal. Hawaii was the first US state to ban billboards in the 1920s.
What is the population of Oahu?
Oahu is home to 1,016,508 residents as of August, 2021.
Oahu is known as 'The Gathering Place
Oahu is called "the gathering place" because it's the most populated island in Hawaii. Each year tourists flock to Oahu for its beauty and all year warm weather.
Are there active volcanoes on Oahu?
No, there are no active Volcanoes on Oahu. It is believed that Diamond head erupted around 150,000 years ago
What is the coldest temperature ever recorded on Oahu?
The record lowest temperature ever recorded in Honolulu was
52 degrees Fahrenheit and 11 degrees in Celcius.