|Honolulu is the capital of and the most populous census-designated place (CDP) in the U.S. state of Hawaii. Although the name "Honolulu" refers to the urban area on the southeastern shore of the island of Oahu, the city and the county are consolidated, known as the City and County of Honolulu, and the city and county are designated as the entire island. The City and County of Honolulu is the only incorporated city in Hawaii, as all other local government entities are administered at the county level. The population of the CDP was 371,657 at the 2000 census, while the population of the City and County was 909,863, making it the 57th-largest metropolitan area in the United States. Honolulu is also the most populous state capital relative to state population. In the Hawaiian language, Honolulu means "sheltered bay" or "place of shelter". Honolulu has been the capital of the Hawaiian islands since 1845 and gained historical recognition following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor near the city on December 7, 1941.|
Will Other Retailers Close Too?
In Honolulu, Hawaii approximately 327 workers lost their jobs. The large corporation, Sears closed their doors and performed liquidation in March of 2013. This impacted the local economy in a huge way. Those who worked loyally for this big retail, chain were left with no work and no income to support their families. Once a trend setting retail giant, Sears was brought into Hawaii in 1959 and others followed. With this well-known retail store closed; locals are worried about other following suite.
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