Saturday, August 23, 2014

Fact of the Day: Honolulu

The capital of Hawaii, Honolulu's name obviously comes from the Hawaiian language. Depending on the translation, Honolulu means "calm port" or "sheltered bay". 

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DEZMOND said...

so which one is port? Hono or lulu? :)))

Emmylou said...

Would love to go to Hawaii someday:)

Pilar Domínguez said...

I think I like "calm port", it is more appropiated for the island. Kisses:)

Pat Hatt said...

Could use a calm port for some r and r

Anonymous said...

beautiful!

Dascha said...

Funny fact! I wish I was in Honolulu :-P

xoxo

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

I'd love to visit no matter what the name means!

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Nice to know what it means!

Anna and Klaudia said...

Wow!! amazing <333

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stephen Hayes said...

Another fun fact.

Christine said...

It's a nice name.

Winnie said...

I would love to visit Hawaii some day!

FilipBlog said...

With such a nice building it is no longer a little island.

Greetings,
Filip

Caro * said...

Very nice name for a fabulous place !

Theresa Mahoney said...

It's a dream to visit there someday!

Kay said...

How embarrassing. I'm from Hawaii and didn't know that.

bj said...

I've never been there but daughter has and says it is amazing over there.
She tried surfing for the first time and fell, her board hit her in the mouth and broke off one of her front teeth.