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Oahu Island

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Oahu Island an island of central Hawaii (between Molokai and Kauai); the chief island of the state
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Usage

In literature:

I named him after this island, "Oahu" (pronounced O-waw-hee).
"Roughing It" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
I named him after this island, "Oahu" (pronounced O-waw-hee).
"Roughing It, Part 7." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Otaheite is a fine place, but not so important a commercial station as Oahu, in the Sandwich Islands.
"The World of Waters" by Mrs. David Osborne
Maui lies between Oahu and Hawaii, and is somewhat larger than the first-named island.
"Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands" by Charles Nordhoff
A sad interest attaches to the island of Molokai, which is situated midway between Maui and Oahu.
"A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam'" by Annie Allnut Brassey
The Sandwich Islands were at length reached, and we brought up off Honolulu, in the island of Oahu.
"Twice Lost" by W.H.G. Kingston
Oahu is the best-known island because of Honolulu, the capital of the Territory.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
Beautiful though the island of Oahu may be, I soon found that I could not live there.
"A Boy's Voyage Round the World" by The Son of Samuel Smiles
About six weeks after leaving Sydney, Oahu, in which Honolulu, the capital of the Sandwich Islands, is situated, was sighted.
"The Three Commanders" by W.H.G. Kingston
Over one of these Kamehameha I. drove the defeated warriors of Oahu, in his last battle on the island.
"Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California" by Mary Evarts Anderson
Next in importance, though far behind, is the island of Oahu.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
We were forty days at the Sandwich Islands, and on the 21st of September weighed anchor, and sailed away from the fertile vales of Oahu.
"Los Gringos" by H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise
At last they came to Waianae on the island Oahu.
"Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina" by W. D. Westervelt
Hawaii is the largest island; but Honolulu, the capital, is situated on the island of Oahu.
"Alden's Handy Atlas of the World" by John B. Alden
We did, however, see everything to be seen at Oahu, the island upon which Honolulu is situated.
"Under Four Administrations" by Oscar S. Straus
Waka then took her from island to island until they were near Oahu.
"Legends of Gods and Ghosts (Hawaiian Mythology)" by W. D. (William Drake) Westervelt
In 1907 there were vanilla plantations in the islands of Oahu and Hawaii.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 1" by Various
This rarest species of the Mohos formerly inhabited the island of Oahu, where specimens were obtained in 1837, near Enero, by Herr Deppe.
"Trees. A Woodland Notebook" by Herbert Maxwell
This rarest species of the Mohos formerly inhabited the island of Oahu, where specimens were obtained in 1837, near Enero, by Herr Deppe.
"Extinct Birds" by Walter Rothschild
The island of Oahu will soon be a second Gibraltar, we hope.
"The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines" by Isabel Anderson
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In news:

I like to watch his show on A&E because it gives me glimpses of Oahu and sometimes the other islands.
Born on Oahu and then moved to the Big Island.
Record-setting hailstone from the Hawaii 'supercell' thunderstorm that hit the Hawaiian island of Oahu on March 9, 2012.
Dana Brown's documentary " Highwater " is a bland look at professional surfing, built around the sport's 2005 Triple Crown, a two-month competition on the north shore of Hawaii's Oahu island.
The bride, of Waipahu, Oahu, is the daughter of Roman Laik of the Marshall Islands and Marie Perez of Waipahu.
The Disney organization is stepping a little outside of its comfort zone for its next development project: an 800-unit oceanfront resort on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.
Rell Sunn, the Hawaiian surfer who skimmed across the waves with such sure and natural grace that she sometimes seemed at one with the sea, died on Jan 2 at her home in Makaha on the island of Oahu.
The setting of the film takes place on the Hawaiian islands Maui and Oahu, and it really is easy on the eyes.
OAHU, Hawaii – Island riders will soon have a new option for scootering around Hawaii.
Big Island Delights expands business to Oahu .
If Oahu is the energy center of the Hawaiian islands, Waikiki Beach is its vibrant heart.
Aiea, on the island of Oahu .
I have been to Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu in Hawaii twice.
Air Force One landed just before daybreak in Washington on Tuesday morning after an overnight flight from the island of Oahu.
Segway of Hawaii provides tours of the island of Oahu on wheeled, human gliders.
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