Introduction to Wahiawa, Hawaii
Wahiawa, Hawaii, in Honolulu county, is 17 miles NW of Honolulu, Hawaii. The town is in the Honolulu area. There are approximately 16,151 people in Wahiawa.
Wahiawa is a census designated place. In Hawaiian language the word means "place of noise". This indicates that in the past there was a time when heavy surf on the faraway coast could be heard in this town. It is surrounded by Lake Wilson on three sides. In 1907, it was founded and it is in located Honolulu County.
Wahiawa and nearby Attractions
- Wahiawa Shopping Center
- George Wright Park
- Wahiawa Botanical Gardens
- Iliahi Neighborhood Park
- Honolulu Zoo
Things To Do In Wahiawa
Tourists in Wahiawa can visit the George Wright Park and the Iliahi Neighborhood Park, which are replete with recreational facilities. Shopping is a great activity at the Wahiawa Shopping Center and the Wahiawa Town Center Shopping Center. Wahiawa Botanical Gardens is a favorite spot for all who stay in Wahiawa. Other interesting places to visit include the Honolulu Zoo and the Bishop Museum. Wahiawa also hosts the Pineapple Festival.
Honolulu International Airport is the closest airport to Wahiawa.
Wahiawa Higher Education
The institutes that offer higher educational facilities including the Leeward Community College, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Brigham Young University - Hawaii campus, and Honolulu Community College.