How to use Oahu in a sentence
In the winter of 2013, 45-foot waves barreled toward Oahu’s North Shore.Officials Let Hawaii’s Waterfront Homeowners Damage Public Beaches Again and Again|by Sophie Cocke, Honolulu Star-Advertiser|December 31, 2020|ProPublica
As the news organizations reported, the situation is most dire on Oahu, where the department doesn’t have enough land to satisfy housing demand.Hawaii’s Big Fix to Its Housing Shortage for Native Hawaiians? A Casino.|by Rob Perez, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, and Agnel Philip, ProPublica|December 24, 2020|ProPublica
While the state has added nearly 16,000 acres to the land trust, just a fraction were on Oahu, the island with the greatest housing demand.The Government Promised to Return Ancestral Hawaiian Land, Then Never Finished the Job|by Rob Perez, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, and Agnel Philip, ProPublica|December 19, 2020|ProPublica
Powerful waves are eating away at parts of the state highway that runs around the tip of Oahu, and they have forced the closure of sections of public beach parks there.How Famous Surfers and Wealthy Homeowners Are Endangering Hawaii’s Beaches|by Sophie Cocke, Honolulu Star-Advertiser|December 5, 2020|ProPublica
Then, in May, a New York man spent some of his vacation in an Oahu jail for allegedly breaking his quarantine and traveling to several places using public transportation.
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|Anna Klassen|April 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“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|Michael Daly|December 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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|Nicholas McCarvel|February 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“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|DAILY BEAST
And they were treated almost as badly as the homeless by the civilians that populated Oahu.Was a WWII Classic Too Gay?|Kaylie Jones|November 10, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Eighteen hundred feet above the level of the sea, where the early inhabitants of Oahu made their last stand against the enemy.The Honorable Percival|Alice Hegan Rice
A sad interest attaches to the island of Molokai, which is situated midway between Maui and Oahu.
At two o'clock we saw Diamond Head, the easternmost headland of Oahu, rising from the sea.
Here the royal women of Oahu came to give birth up until the reign of Kamehameha the Great.
From time to time strong currents, high surf and turbulent water affect every beach on Oahu.