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Oahu

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Oahu 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
Honolulu (on Oahu), with a splendid harbour, is the capital.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
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
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
From these three sons sprang the governing families of Oahu and Kauai.
"Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate" by Charles M. Skinner
We went to a prayer-meeting at Oahu College, Punahou, on Wednesday night.
"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
The Island of Oahu presents excellent opportunities for the investor.
"The Hawaiian Islands" by The Department of Foreign Affairs
It is the grandest bit of scenery on Oahu.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 26, October, 1880" by Various
To come nearer; and I have seen this judgment in Oahu also.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
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
This city of 30,000 inhabitants is situated on the south coast of Oahu, and extends up the Nuuanu Valley.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
We did, however, see everything to be seen at Oahu, the island upon which Honolulu is situated.
"Under Four Administrations" by Oscar S. Straus
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 poetry:

Sad day at Oahu
When the Jap beetle hitl
Our Proustian retort
Was Kimmel and Short,
Old women in blue,
And then the beetle bit.
"Ode To Our Young Pro-Consuls Of The Air" by Allen Tate

In news:

WEST OAHU COMMUNITY NEWS COVERSTORY.
Solar panel farm in West Oahu gets approval.
A San Jose, Calif.-based company is preparing to build a large solar panel farm in West Oahu .
From the balcony of our 12th-floor room at Disney's spectacular new Aulani Resort & Spa, we could see Diamond Head crater, Oahu 's most famous landmark.
Flat-out family fun off Oahu .
Oahu, Hawaii: Disney's Aulani Resort & Spa.
Oahu 's Windward Side.
Russell Kealoha's Picks for Best Beaches in Oahu .
Travel Q&A: Cheap Eats and Adventures on Oahu .
Diamond Head, an extinct volcano, looms above Waikiki Beach on Oahu .
My boyfriend and I are traveling to Oahu .
Homeless Attempt to Live in Oahu Self-Storage Units.
As the number of homeless people on Oahu, Hawaii, increases to the thousands, self-storage companies are struggling to keep them from living in their units.
Three Perfect Days, Oahu, Hawaii.
On Oahu, the High Cost of an Archaeological Find.
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