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Waikiki

(Encyclopedia) Waikiki wīkēkē´ [key], famous beach and resort center SE of Honolulu on SE Oahu island, Hawaii. Tourism is the economic mainstay; Waikiki is known the world over for its beach and recreati...

Diamond Head

(Encyclopedia) Diamond Head, peak, 761 ft (232 m) high, along the rim of an extinct volcano, SE Oahu island, Hawaii. A prominent point in the Honolulu skyline, Diamond Head was designated a national natural l...

Honolulu

(Encyclopedia) Honolulu hŏn˝əlo͞o´lo͞o, hōnō– [key], city (1990 pop. 365,272), capital of the state of Hawaii and seat of Honolulu co., on the southeast coast of the island of Oahu . The city...

Oahu

(Encyclopedia) Oahu ōä´ho͞o [key], island (1990 pop. 836,231), 593 sq mi (1,536 sq km), third largest and chief island of Hawaii, part of Honolulu co., between Molokai and Kauai. Oahu is composed of two ...

aquarium

(Encyclopedia) aquarium, name for any supervised exhibit of aquatic animals and plants. Aquariums are known to have been constructed in ancient Rome, Egypt, and Asia. Goldfish have been bred in China for seve...

Don Ho Biography

Don HoDonald Tai Loy HoHawaiian entertainerBorn: 8/13/1930Died: 4/14/2007Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii Don Ho, Hawaii's most famous entertainer, claims Hawaiian, Chinese, …

America's Best Beaches, 2017

The following table lists the top ten best beaches to visit in the United States for 2017, according to Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, author of America's Best Beaches. In addition, find…

1937 Academy Awards

The 1937 Academy Awards were presented March 10, 1938 at the Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles.Outstanding ProductionThe Awful Truth (Columbia)Captains Courageous (MGM)Dead End (Gol…

U.S. Zoos and Aquariums

Source: The facilities listed are members of, and accredited by, the American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA) to ensure that they are maintaining professional standards. The AZA als…