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State Caipital
The Ceety an Coonty o Honolulu
Banner o Honolulu
Offeecial seal o Honolulu
Nickname(s): Crossroads o the Paceefic, Sheltered Bay, Toun,[1] HNL, The Big Pineapple, Paradise
Motto(s): Haʻaheo No ʻO Honolulu (The Pride o Honolulu)[2]
Location in Honolulu Coonty an the state o Hawaii
Location in Honolulu Coonty an the state o Hawaii
Honolulu is locatit in Hawaii
Location in Honolulu Coonty an the state o Hawaii
Coordinates: 21°18′32″N 157°49′34″W / 21.30889°N 157.82611°W / 21.30889; -157.82611Coordinates: 21°18′32″N 157°49′34″W / 21.30889°N 157.82611°W / 21.30889; -157.82611
Kintra Unitit States
State Hawaii Hawaii
Coonty Flag of Honolulu, Hawaii.svg Honolulu
Incorporatit Aprile 30, 1907[3]
 • Mayor Kirk Caldwell
 • Cooncil
 • State Caipital 177.2 km2 (68.4 sq mi)
 • Laund 156.7 km2 (60.5 sq mi)
 • Watter 20.5 km2 (7.9 sq mi)
Elevation 6 m (19 ft)
Population (2010)
 • State Caipital 390,738 (46t)
 • Density 2,152.2/km2 (5,574/sq mi)
 • Metro 953,207
Demonym(s) Honolulan
Time zone Hawaiian (HST) (UTC−10)
Zip Code 96801-96850
Aurie code(s) 808
FIPS code 15-17000
GNIS featur ID 0366212

Honolulu /ˌhnˈll/;[5][6] Hawaiian: hono'lulu) is the caipital o an the maist populous census-designatit place (CDP) in the U.S. state o Hawaii. Although the name "Honolulu" refers tae the urban aurie on the sootheastren shore o the island o Oahu, the ceety an the coonty are consolidatit, kent as the Ceety an Coonty o Honolulu, an the ceety an coonty are designatit as the entire island.

The Ceety an Coonty o Honolulu is the ae incorporatit ceety in Hawaii, as aw ither local govrenment entities are admeenistered at the coonty level. Honolulu is an aa referred tae as the business an trade caipital o the Paceefic, an it is the lairgest ceety in the Sooth Paceefic alang wi bein the Unitit States maist soothwasterly lairge ceety. The population o the CDP wis 371,657 at the 2000 census, whiles the population o the Ceety an Coonty wis 909,863, makkin it the 57t-lairgest metropolitan aurie in the Unitit States. Honolulu is an aa the maist populous state caipital relative tae state population.

In the Hawaiian leid, Honolulu means "sheltert bay" or "place o shelter". Honolulu haes been the caipital o the Hawaiian islands syne 1845 an gained historical recognition follaein the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor naur the ceety on 7 December 1941.

Sister an twin ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Amang the sister an twin ceeties are:[7]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Town" is a commonly used local nickname for Honolulu, in reference to the fact that the Honolulu, or "Town" side of the island is the most urbanized and dense part of Oahu.
  2. Honolulu And Kapolei Share City Lights 2005, Honolulu, HI, USA: Honolulu County, Hawaii, November 29, 2005, retrieved Juin 30, 2012 
  3. "About the City, Official Website of the City and County of Honolulu". City and County of Honolulu. City and County of Honolulu. Aprile 24, 2012. Retrieved Aprile 24, 2012. 
  4. "Geographic Ientifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Urban Honolulu CDP, Hawaii". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved Mey 25, 2012. 
  5. The Free Dictionary: Honolulu /ˌhɒnəˈll/
  6. Dictionary Reference: Honolulu /ˌhɒnəˈll/, (/ˌhnˈll/
  7. International Relations, Official Web Site for The City and County of Honolulu, Januar 18, 2012, retrieved Julie 9, 2012