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Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - 1895 - Honolulu
Honolulu, hon-o-loo'loo, a city of the Hawaii Archipelago, the capital of the republic of Hawaii, is situated on the S.W. side of the island of Oahu, on a good harbor. Lat. 21° 18' 12" N.; Lon. 157° 50' 30" W. It is a well-built, attractive town, containing the government buildings, public library, hospital, custom-house, college, ladies' seminary, several substantial churches, jail, insane asylum, reform school, large warehouses, stone wharves, iron-works, and factories for doors, ice, sash, blinds, &c. It is the seat of an Anglican bishop and of a Catholic vicar apostolic. Most of the houses have gardens filled with rich tropical vegetation. One Hawaiian and several English newspapers are here published. Pop. in 1884, 20,487; in 1890, 22,907.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
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