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Hawaii, the Aloha state, is a string of 8 main islands in the north central Pacific Ocean about 2,100 miles west of San Francisco and approximately 3,850 miles east of Japan. Hawaii is renowned around the world for its stunning natural beauty, mild tropical climate, friendly people, and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities. Honolulu, home of famous Waikiki beach, is routinely ranked as one of the top ten healthiest cities to live in the U.S.

Fun Facts About the Greater Honolulu Area

Location: Honolulu is on the main island of Oahu
Population: 902,700 people
Nickname: The Gathering Place
Major Industries: hospitality and tourism, agriculture, biotechnology, astronomy, fishing and aquaculture

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General Information about Pearl City

Directions to Leeward Community College

Leeward Community College is located in the city of Pearl City, approximately 12 miles (19 kilometers) West of downtown Honolulu.

Google Maps location/directions to Leeward CC, 96-045 Ala Ike, Pearl City, HI 96782.

If you are driving to Leeward Community College, there are two ways to get to campus. Please see the instructions below:

From Honolulu:

Take the H-1 freeway, Ewa bound (or West-bound), and exit at Pearl City (Exit #10).

The middle lane of the off-ramp leads to and merges with Moanalua Road.

Proceed down Moanalua Road to Waimano Home Road.

Turn left onto Waimano Home Road.

Turn right onto Kamehameha Hwy., following Leeward CC directional signs and keep to the far left lane.

After driving beneath an old-style overpass, turn left onto Waiawa Road. Drive straight through the light-controlled intersection. This road then goes over the H-1 freeway.

Turn right at the T-intersection onto Ala Ike and the Leeward CC's Pearl City campus will be on your left. Parking is free. Please pay attention to signs indicating restricted or placard required parking stalls.

From all points Ewa:

Follow all Pearl City signs until reaching Farrington Highway.

Following the Leeward CC directional signs, make a right turn onto Waiawa Road at the light-controlled intersection.

This road then goes over the H-1 freeway.

Turn right at the T-intersection onto Ala Ike and the Leeward CC's Pearl City campus will be on your left. Parking is free. Please pay attention to signs indicating restricted or placard required parking stalls.

Transportation From the Airport:

By Taxi

The Cab (tel: 808-422-2222) is the airport’s authorized service. Taxis are available on the center median in front of the baggage claim areas.

By Bus

Leeward Community College is serviced by THE BUS, the city public bus service. For detailed information on how to reach the College by bus, please call The Bus at (808) 848-5555 or check The Bus website at The Bus

Waikiki Shuttle

 

If you are staying in a hotel in Waikiki temporarily, the airport is serviced by the Waikiki Express shuttle. Check the following website for more information: Waikiki express shuttle