Honolulu is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Hawaii. The population of the CDP was 377,357 at the 2006 estimated census.
Honolulu is the southernmost major U.S. city. Although the name "Honolulu" refers to the urban area on the southeastern shore of the island of Oahu, the city and county government are consolidated as the City and County of Honolulu, which covers the entire island. For statistical purposes, the U.S. Census Bureau recognizes the urban part of Honolulu as a census-designated place.
Over half of Honolulu's jobs lie between government, trade, transportation, and utilities and hospitality/tourism services. The largest city and airport in the Hawaiian Islands, Honolulu acts as a natural gateway to the islands' large tourism industry, which brings millions of visitors and contributes $10 billion annually to the local economy. Honolulu's location in the Pacific also makes it a large business and trading hub, particularly between the East and the West. Other important aspects of the city's economy include military defense, research and development, and manufacturing.
The Contemporary Museum is the only contemporary art museum in the state. It has two locations: main campus in Makiki and a multi-level gallery in downtown Honolulu at the First Hawaiian Center.
Honolulu also annually holds the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF). It showcases some of the best films from producers all across the Pacific Rim and is the largest "East meets West" style film festival of its sort in the United States.
Ala Moana Center
Honolulu Academy of Arts
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
USS Arizona Memorial
The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,112, and the median income for a family was $56,311.
Honolulu experiences a year-round tropical climate with a mostly dry summer season. Honolulu sees lots of sunshine most of the year. Temperatures vary little throughout the months, with average high temperatures of 80-89 °F and lows of 65-75 °F throughout the year. Temperatures rarely exceed 90 °F, with lows in the upper-50's °F occurring once or twice a year. Waters off the coast of Honolulu average 82 °F in the summer months and 77 °F in the winter months.
KHJZ 93.9 FM Honolulu, HI Smooth Jazz
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KUMU 94.7 FM Honolulu, HI Adult Contemporary
KDNN 98.5 FM Honolulu, HI Carribean
KCCN 100.3 FM Honolulu, HI Ethnic
KTUH 90.3 FM Honolulu, HI Jazz, Hip Hop, Reggae
KSSK 590 AM Honolulu, HI Adult Contemporary
KHKA 1500 AM Honolulu, HI Sports
in Memory of Military Men who lost their lives at
West Loch Pearl Harbor on
May 21, 1944
State Capitol Grounds Ewa Side
Sunday, May 19, 2013
time: 5:45 pm
We invite Boy & Girl Scouts, Choirs (churches & schools)
sororities, fraternities and other community organizations
to honor the memory of hundreds of young men who lost their lives when a maritime accident occurred during preparation for the invasion of the Mariana Islands during WWII. These men are buried in graves "Marked Unknown West Loch Pearl Harbor May 21, 1944" in the National Memorial Cemetery.
On Tuesday, May 21, 2013
AADCCH in collaboration with Hawaii Joint Military Forces
Celebrates the Life & Memory of West Loch Internees at 3:00pm
with full military honors.
African American Stevedore workers at Pearl Harbor Naval Base
Artie Wilson & Adm. Frank Ponds
Our mailing address is:
1311 Kapiolani Boulevard, Suite 203/207
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
Telephone: 808-597-1341 www.aadcch.org
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Demographics of Honolulu, Hawaii
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BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL
Braids Hawaii - Category: Black Hair Salons - At Braids Hawaii we continue to push the frontiers of braiding art by continuing to create new and unique designs and patterns. - 1415 Kalakaua Ave, Suite 216 Honolulu, HI (808) 791-7106 - (visit website)
Paradise Hair Extensions & Black Hair Care - Category: Black Hair Salons - 159 Kaiulani Ave, Honolulu, HI (808) 239-1991
Steven Malani Colour Salon - Category: Salon - 1600 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI (808) 944-0084
AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE
African American Diversity Center - Category: Legal Cultural - Venue to preserve African American history in Hawai'i, share its cultural values with the community through exhibitions to increase intercultural collaboration and providing events and programs to enhance cultural appreciation. - 1311 Kapiolani Blvd # 203, Honolulu, HI 96814-4556 (808) 597-1341 - (visit website)
BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.
African American Lawyers Association of Hawaii - Category: Legal Services - Tel: (808)-545-4165 (808)-524-4406 (808) -533-0275 - (visit website)
African Heritage Fine Jewelry - Category: Jewelry - Featuring custom designed
African wedding rings bracelets, pendants, and earrings. - 1311 Kapiolani Blvd., #203
Honolulu, Hawaii (808) 597-1341
DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD
A Taste of the Bayou - Category: Southern Cuisine - - 740 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu, HI (808) 732-2229
Chef Sean's Soul Food - Category: Soul Food - Chef Sean Priester's soul food tent at the Manoa Farmer's Market -2851 E Manoa Rd Honolulu, HI (808) 735-7685
Soul De Cuba - Category: Soul Food Restaurants - Soul de Cuba Cafe offers a unique dining experience combining exquisite traditional Cuban dishes and specialty drinks. - 1121 Bethel St. - Honolulu, HI (808) 545-2822 - (visit website)
Soul Patrol - Category: Soul Food - Cuisine with Aloha and Spice! -3040 Waialae Ave. Honolulu, HI 96816 (808) 735-7685 - (visit website)
CITY VIDEO CONNECTION
If you think you like dance, and music, watch this. It was performed in Honolulu Hawaii by African performers.
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