Waikiki

neighborhood of Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Waikīkī is a neighborhood of Honolulu, on the south shore of Oʻahu, Hawaii. Waikiki Beach is the shoreline in front of Waikīkī.

Photo of Waikiki from above

The name Waikīkī means "spouting fresh water" in the Hawaiian language. This because the area had springs and streams that fed wetlands.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Lloyd J. Soehren (2010). "lookup of waikiki". in Hawaiian Place Names. Ulukau, the Hawaiian Electronic Library. Retrieved December 13, 2010.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Waikiki Beach at Wikimedia Commons



Coordinates: 21°16′31″N 157°49′52″W / 21.2752°N 157.8312°W / 21.2752; -157.8312