Honolulu is the capital of the US state of Hawaii, as well as its most-populous cit. With around 350,000 residents, it is the most populated city in the region of Australasia. Located conveniently on the Oahu island, Honolulu is a major transportation hub to and from the United States. Popular tourist attractions in Honolulu include the Honolulu Zoo
, which is home to some of nature's most interesting species (many of whom are endangered) like the Marianas Fruit Dove, the Sumatran tiger or the Galapagos tortoise; the Aloha Festivals
, which is a tribute to Hawaiian heritage and several gardens - like the Foster Botanical Garden or Lili'uokalani Botanical Garden.