Located in Honolulu County, Honolulu, Hawaii, is the country’s 11th largest city. In the Hawaiian language, the name Honolulu means "sheltered bay". It has several local beaches to relax at such as Lanikai Beach, the Royal-Moana Beach and Kaloko Beach.
If you crave culture, the Mission Houses Museum, the University of Hawaii at Manoa Art Gallery, or the Contemporary Museum Honolulu is just what you need. Honolulu also includes a tour of the Honolulu Zoo, the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, or the Honolulu Botanical Gardens.
Honolulu was settled by Polynesian migrants to the island. In 1794, the first foriegners arrived when Captain William Brown sailed into Honolulu Harbor, the area now referred to as Downtown Honolulu. The city became the center of commerce and was majorly influenced by missionaries from New England that arrived in 1820. King Kamehameha III moved the capital here in 1845. It is now a major site for tourism.