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Time Zone: Honolulu County lies in the Hawaiian/Aleutian Standard Time Zone (HST) and does not observe daylight saving time.

The community of Honolulu is the Seat for Honolulu County. In addition, the community of Honolulu is also the capital of Hawaii.

Honolulu County was founded in 1905.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Honolulu had a population of 907,574 people. This is an increase of 3.59% since the last Census (which gave a population of 876,156 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Honolulu represented 72.32% of the total population of Hawaii, making it the state's most populous county (out of 5 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010953,207+8.79%+5.03% since 2009
2009907,574+3.59%+0.53% since 2008
2008902,745+3.03%+0.45% since 2007
2000876,156The Last Census

More information can be found on the Honolulu County Census Page for Honolulu County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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