Oʻahu anglicized Oahu, known as "The Gathering Place", is the third-largest of the Hawaiian Islands. It is home to roughly one million people—about two-thirds of the population of the U.S. state of Hawaii. The state capital, Honolulu, is on Oʻahu's southeast coast. Including small associated islands such as Ford Island and the islands in Kāneʻohe Bay and off the eastern (windward) coast, its area is 596.7 square miles (1,545.4 km2), making it the 20th-largest island in the United States.
Two Hawaii police officers were fatally shot on Sunday by a man who authorities believe later died in his home after he set it on fire in a quiet neighborhood not far from Oahu's busy Waikiki Beach,.. Reuters - Published
Two police officers in Hawaii were fatally shot by an assailant who remained at large on Sunday in a residential neighborhood not far from busy Waikiki Beach on the island of Oahu, officials and local.. Reuters - Published
Officials in Hawaii are investigating how a skydiving plane crashed, killing all 11 people on board. It happened Friday just after takeoff on the island of Oahu. The same plane was involved in another.. CBS News - Published
As family and friends mourn the lives lost in one of the state’s worst civilian aviation disasters, investigators are searching for clues about why a twin-engine plane crashed on Oahu's North Shore.. CBS News - Published
11 people are believed dead in Hawaii after the twin-engine plane they were aboard crashed. It is the deadliest civilian plane crash in the last four years. The plane has just taken off near Oahu's.. CBS News - Published
"All nine people aboard a twin-engine plane were killed when their aircraft went down near Dillingham Airfield on the north shore of the island of Oahu. The plane burst into flames when it hit the.. CBS News - Published