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Waikīkī is a neighborhood of Honolulu, on the south shore of Oʻahu, Hawaii. Waikiki Beach is the shoreline in front of Waikīkī.

The name Waikīkī means "spouting fresh water" in the Hawaiian language. This because the area had springs and streams that fed wetlands.[1]


  1. Lloyd J. Soehren (2010). "lookup of waikiki". in Hawaiian Place Names. Ulukau, the Hawaiian Electronic Library. Retrieved December 13, 2010.

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Coordinates: 21°16′31″N 157°49′52″W / 21.2752°N 157.8312°W / 21.2752; -157.8312