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Moving to Oahu

Pearl Harbor-Hickam
15th Airlift Wing
On January 31, 2010, Hickam and Pearl Harbor were formally combined into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
Did You Know...
The Hang Loose sign (shaka sign) was made popular on the north shore of Oahu in Laie. It was a unique greeting representing a famous leader Hamana Kalilii a local leader who lost three fingers from his right hand in an industrial accident. When he waved at somebody, it looked like the hang loose sign.
Medical Care
Queens Medical CenterQueen's Medical Center, is the largest private hospital in Hawaii. Licensed to operate with 505 acute care beds and 28 sub-acute beds, the medical center has more than 3,000 employees and over 1,200 physicians on staff. It is located in downtown Honolulu.
Iolani Palace
Iolani Palace, located in downtown Honolulu, is the only Royal Palace in the United States.
Top 5 things to consider when moving to Oahu
1. Metropolitan living in paradise.
At nearly 1 million people, Oahu’s population is greater than the rest of Hawaii combined, with Honolulu ranking as America’s twelfth-largest city.
2. Quality education.
Some of Hawaii’s best private schools – including Punahou, Iolani and Mid-Pacific Institute – combine with a comprehensive public school system to give residents a wide range of choices. Additionally, the University of Hawaii’s main campus is located on Oahu.
3. Cultural melting pot.
Gain insight into Hawaii’s rich cultural history at any of the Hawaiian, Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Portuguese and Korean festivals and events held throughout the year.
4. Legendary surfing locale.
Each winter, Oahu’s North shore, home to such famous surf breaks as the Banzai Pipeline, plays host to some of the largest waves on the planet. If the inspiration to learn hits, famous Waikiki beach is a great place to start.
5. International air travel.
Honolulu International Airport (HNL) gives you the freedom of choice when you need to travel. Hosting more than 20 million visitors annually, it is one of the world’s highest volume airports.

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