Oahu Fact Sheet
Area: 597 sq. miles
Known for: Waikiki, Pearl Harbor, the North Shore, Mt. Leahi (Diamond Head), Iolani Palace
Capital City: Honolulu
Major Airport: Oahu’s main airport is Honolulu International Airport (HNL). HNL is also Hawaii’s major airport, serving as the entry point for most of Hawaii’s visitors.
Oahu Resort Areas: The majority of hotels and resorts are located in Waikiki (south shore of Honolulu), but there are also select resorts in east Honolulu, the Leeward Coast , and the North Shore.
Climate: Average temperature: 75˚ - 85˚ F.
Time Zone: Hawaii Standard Time (GMT-10 hours), 5 hours behind the US East Coast, 6 hours behind during Daylight Saving Time (Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time, March through November).
Languages: English, Hawaiian
Currency: U.S. Dollar.
Area code: The area code for all of Hawaii is (808).
Golf Courses: 35
Island nickname: The Heart of Hawaii
Island Flower: llima
Island Color: Yellow