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ID: 7013718
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Honolulu (inhabited place)  Honolulu (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 21 18 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 21.3000  decimal degrees
Long: 157 51 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -157.8500  decimal degrees

Note: Tourist destination and important transport point for north Pacifc ports, including San Francisco, Panama and Sydney; missed by Captain Cook, harbor was entered by Captain William Brown in 1794; occupied by Russians, British and French in the 19th century; has many institutes for Hawaiian culture.

Names:
Honolulu (preferred,C,V)  ............ name means "protected bay"
Anorourou (C,V)
Honoruru (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Hawaii (state)  ............  Hawaii (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Honolulu (county)  ................  Honolulu (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Oahu (island)  ....................  Oahu (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Honolulu (inhabited place)  ........................  Honolulu (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled as early as 1100 CE; became outpost for European traders in 1820s
city (C)  ............  incorporated in 1909
state capital (C)
county seat (C)
port (C)
tourist center (C)
transportation center (C)
cultural center (C)
educational center (C)
military center (H)  ............  was staging area for Second World War after bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941
capital (H)  ............  of the kingdom of King Kamehameha II, officially declared on August 31, 1850

Sources and Contributors:
Anorourou..........  [VP]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS15001037
Honolulu..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 4:39
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS15001037
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Honoruru..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS15001037
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 4:39
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS15001037
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)

 

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