- an island in central Hawaii: third largest and most important island of the state; location of Honolulu. 589 sq. mi. (1525 sq. km).
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We went to Oahu to film for three more days to pick up from the last day we missed on the island.‘Jurassic Park’ Turns 20: Film Memories With Ariana Richards
April 6, 2013
“The announcer kept repeating, ‘Oahu is being attacked by the Japanese,’” Patsy recalls.Pearl Harbor’s Anniversary Sparks Memories of a Long-Ago Dance Contest
December 7, 2012
The Internet lit up with the story of their engagement, forcing the couple to make swift—and secret—plans to tie the knot in Oahu.Elizabeth Smart Marries Scottish Prince Charming in Dream Hawaii Wedding
February 24, 2012
“Biggest Wednesday,” as Bradshaw calls it, occurred in 1998 on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii.Top Five Biggest Surfer Waves (Video)
The Daily Beast
November 14, 2011
And they were treated almost as badly as the homeless by the civilians that populated Oahu.Was a WWII Classic Too Gay?
November 10, 2009
And where planes from the Oahu would shortly be helping the Josef.Decision
Frank M. Robinson
The Oahu warriors were soon routed and pursued up the valley.The Hawaiian Islands
The Department of Foreign Affairs
At length the Island of Oahu, in which the capital Honolulu is situated, was sighted.The Voyage of the "Steadfast"
I named him after this island, "Oahu" (pronounced O-waw-hee).Roughing It
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Next in importance, though far behind, is the island of Oahu.All About Coffee
William H. Ukers
- an island in central Hawaii: the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Chief town: Honolulu. Pop: 876 151 (2000). Area: 1574 sq km (608 sq miles)