Origin of HonoluluHaw, literally , sheltered bay
The capital and largest city of Hawaii, on the southern coast of Oahu. It grew in the 1800s as a whaling and sandalwood port and as the seat of the royal government. Today the city is a major tourist center.x
- The streets of Honolulu are wide, and are macadamized with crushed or broken lava.
- Rodgers, Education in the Hawaiian Islands (Honolulu, 1897); Henry E.
- On receiving Blount's report to the effect that the revolution had been accomplished by the aid of the United States minister and by the landing of troops from the " Boston," President Cleveland sent Albert Sydney Willis (1843-1897) of Kentucky to Honolulu with secret instructions as United States minister.
- Brigham, Index to the Islands of the Pacific (Honolulu, 1900).
- From Honolulu, the capital, which is about loom.