Facts About Honolulu

July 21, 2011 by  
Filed under Hawaii

The city of Honolulu in Hawaii is truly one of the best places to visit in Hawaii. It is a bustling city mixed with the serene and beautiful atmosphere that Hawaii has to offer naturally. This city is located on the island of Oahu and to many is known as the Gathering City as it attracts people from all over Hawaii and the world to visit and see the beautiful city. Honolulu is not only a bustling place of culture and a big tourist attraction today, but it also has a rich Hawaiian history that any history buff would be interested in both hearing about and viewing with his or her own eyes.

Although Honolulu has a fairly unstable history with various captors and violence, in modern times it has certainly overcome that and become a beacon of civilization and culture in Hawaii. Hawaii was finally annexed as a state in the United States of America in 1959 bringing Hawaii to the status that it is now in. Not only is Honolulu the capital of Hawaii, but it is also the biggest city in Hawaii and has a multitude of things to offer to any person interested in traveling to Hawaii any time in the near future.

This city whose name actually means sheltered island is a great place to visit for anyone who is going to be in Hawaii at any time of the year. The temperatures range from fifty degrees Fahrenheit to eighty-five degrees Fahrenheit throughout the whole year, so the weather is always fairly temperate.

One of the great things about Honolulu is the extreme amount of diversity of people that is found in the city. There is no overwhelmingly predominating group of people that inhabit the area. This fosters an open and relaxed community with a vast and expansive culture.

Honolulu is so big that there are are a multitude of beaches all over the place around Honolulu. There are over a hundred beaches that tourists and residents alike can visit and sit in the sun, surf and just enjoy the beautiful atmosphere and great weather with family and friends. Hawaii is obviously known for its tropical atmosphere and beautiful beaches and Honolulu is by no means any exception to this. The beaches are magnificent and plentiful, with so many available; there are different beaches for everyone’s different interests. Some beaches are more for surfers; some beaches are more for people who want to lay out in the sun and some beaches are more for people with big gatherings that want to have a barbecue.

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