Oahu - Introduction
Introduction to Oahu
Oahu is home to Honolulu, the biggest city in Hawaii; Waikiki, the Pacific's leisure-and-pleasure capital; some of the world's biggest surf; evocative WWII memorials at Pearl Harbor, and a relaxed multicultural mix that gives a memorable flavour to its streetscapes and restaurants.Area: 1,538 sq km
People: Caucasian, Japanese, part-Hawaiian (less than 1% pure Hawaiian), many Pacific and Asian minorities.
Religion: Predominantly Christian (main denomination Catholic), many others including Buddhist, Shinto and Muslim.