Introduction to Pearl City, Hawaii
Pearl City, Hawaii, in Honolulu county, is 9 miles NW of Honolulu, Hawai. The town is part of the surrounding Honolulu metro area; it is not an isolated town. Approximately 30,976 people live in Pearl City.
Pearl City History
Pearl City is a CDP or census - designated place located in the Honolulu County. This county was founded in 1907 and was incorporated as City and County of Honolulu. The name Honolulu means sheltered harbor. It was previously named Kou. In 1959, this county was recognized as an example of modern American metropolitan area government by the United States Conference of Mayors. Pearl City is the hometown of Brook Lee, the 1997 Miss Universe; and Jason Scott Lee, the American film actor renowned for his role in the movie Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story.
Pearl City and nearby Attractions
- Pearl City Shopping Center
- Pearl City Kai Playground
- Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge
- Bishop Museum
- Kahana Valley State Park
Things To Do In Pearl City
One staying in Pearl City can visit many parks including the Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge, Pacheco Playground, and Pearl City Kai Playground. Pearl City Shopping Center is the ultimate shopping destination of the tourists visiting. Bishop Museum and Honolulu Academy of Arts are popular destinations for their historical significance. Honolulu Zoo is also worth taking a look around.
Pearl City Transportation
Honolulu International Airport is the airport that is nearest to Pearl City.
Pearl City Higher Education
Higher education institutes in Pearl City are Leeward Community College, and the University of Hawaii - West Oahu. Other higher education institutes include Honolulu Community College, Brigham Young University - Hawaii campus, and Kapiolani Community College.