Know how to use "fewer" and "less"? Find out.
city, Honolulu county, central Oahu island, Hawaii, U.S. Lying 22 miles (35 km) northwest of Honolulu, it is situated on the 1,000-foot- (300-metre-) high Leilehua Plateau between the two forks of the Kaukonahua Stream. The area was once used as a training ground for Oahu warriors, and from at least the 14th century it was considered a sacred place where royal mothers went to give birth to ensure the status of their children; Kukaniloko Birthstones State Monument marks the location of this ancient site. Founded in 1898, the city of Wahiawa (Hawaiian: "Place of Noise") is a commercial centre for nearby plantation communities and military installations (Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield). Pineapples are the area's leading crop. Popular tourist sites include the 27-acre (11-hectare) Wahiawa Botanical Garden and the Dole Pineapple Pavilion, which features a pineapple garden maze and a garden with several varieties of pineapples. Pop. (1990) 17,386; (2000) 16,151.