Hagåtña

(redirected from Hagatna)
Also found in: Dictionary.

Hagåtña

(həgŭt`nyă) or

Agaña

(ägä`nyä), city (2010 pop. 1,051), capital of the island of GuamGuam
, Chamorro Guåhan, officially Territory of Guam, the largest, most populous, and southernmost of the Mariana Islands (see also Northern Mariana Islands), an unincorporated territory of the United States (2010 pop. 159,358), 209 sq mi (541 sq km), W Pacific.
..... Click the link for more information.
, W Pacific, in the Mariana Islands. It is the administrative center of Guam, and many of the city's economic activities are related to the provision of goods and services to the large U.S. military bases on the island. Tourism, especially from Japan, also is a major industry. A museum of Guam's history is there. Completely destroyed in World War II, Hagåtña was subsequently rebuilt. Formerly known as Agaña, the name of the city was officially changed to its Chamorro form in 1998.
References in periodicals archive ?
Toves told PNC, In line with the Governor Calvo's initiatives to get the Hagatna revitalization ongoing it was GEDA's request to enter into a MOU with the HRRA.
Their search for a new business opportunity resulted in the opening of Our Home Bakery, which was located across the street from Pedro's Plaza in Hagatna, Guam.
As a coffee lover, she would drive to Hagatna almost every morning to pick up her favorite gourmet coffee, Iced Mocha, and drive back to Mangilao to try and get to work on time.
Of particular focus in this paper is a review of the attractiveness towards downtown visits and living in Hagatna, the capital of Guam, a small island of the Marianas in the Western Pacific.
TerritoryCapital Coordinates American Pago 14[degrees]S, 17[degrees]W Samoa Pago Guam Hagatna 13[degrees]N, 144[degrees]E Northern Saipan 15[degrees]N, 145[degrees]E Mariana Islands Puerto Rico San Juan 18[degrees]N, 66[degrees]W U.
Consulates General are located in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Honolulu, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and Hagatna (Agana) in Guam.
Global Food Services, LLC d/b/a GFS Group, LLC, of Hagatna, Guam, protests the award of a contract to Chugach World Services, of Anchorage, Alaska, under request for proposals (RFP) No.
Hagatna, Guam (N40192-09-D-2701); BME & Sons Inc.
Edweard (Ted) Murray of Hagatna, Guam wrote to Rich Lederer, punmaster of the English-speaking world, about an amazing pair of words: "After reading Treasure Island 50 years ago, then finishing off Moby Dick last week, a most amazing homonym possessed me.
Normally, the wing uses hotels in nearby Hagatna to house people when billeting is full.
Cash took the chance and acquired the firm that became HNC Architects in Hagatna, Guam.
Archbishop Anthony Apuron, of the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral-Basilica in Hagatna, Guam.