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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A village of Hawaii on Pearl Harbor in southern Oahu. It was severely damaged during the attack on Pearl Harbor (December 7, 1941). Population: 30,900.


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  • From the opening moments of 'Pearl City' it's clear we're in for something special.


  • There was a review in the papers of the "Pearl City" Chinese restaurant in Manchester - "not the best, but certainly the biggest" was the conclusion.

    FallNet - the creeping nobodies

  • She worked nights at a coffee shop in Pearl City and was the object of my most tender feelings.

    Shortcut Man

  • On Oahu, the biggest growth was in Pearl City, up 54%, and Ewa Gentry, up 359.4%.

    More Hawaii residents identify as mixed race

  • Not to be outdone, Hawaii's Pearl City took the Converse "Punk Your Chucks" prize, earning $2,000 for their arts program.

    Stacie Krajchir: Walk The Walk and Hurley Give Teens the Opportunity to Win $25,000 for School Arts Programs

  • The Petersons lived miles away, out in Pearl City, having grown up in a military family that was first based at Schofield Barracks.

    Into the Story

  • Saturday night, quieter than usual in Paradise Lost, and Sweetie was bowling with her team in Pearl City.


  • My "formative" years were spent growing up near Pearl City, Oahu - '60-64.

    one week from today

  • And those reports in electricity in the Pearl City and Makakilo kind of drive what Jose Dizon from Hawaiian Electric was telling us, that they are trying to get some power back online at their Kahi (ph) and Wayal (ph) plants, kind of warming up the units.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2006

  • So if you're in Pearl City and you're catching this, welcome, it's been a wild morning.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2006


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