Life in Honolulu County
Q: Where is Honolulu County located?
A: Honolulu County encompasses the entire island of Oahu, including all of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. It is the third largest island in Hawaii, about 2,000 miles from the mainland of the California.
Q: What is special about Honolulu County?
A: Meaning "place of shelter" in Hawaiian, Honolulu has a mild tropical climate, with lots of sunshine and low precipitation. Each year the island is host to more than 5 million visitors.
Q: What neighborhoods are in Honolulu County?
A: Honolulu County's central hub is Downtown Honolulu. Other neighborhoods on the island include Manoa, Makiki, Pauoa, Palolo, Kaimuki, Waialae, Kahala and Moanalua. Pearl City is located on the waterfront of historic Pearl Harbor.
Q: What is there to do in Honolulu County?
A: The Honolulu Volcanic Series are volcanic eruptions that created many of the island's famous landmarks. Diamond Head, a U.S. State Monument, is one of several including Manana Island, the Punchbowl Crater, Koko Head and Hanauma Bay.