A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OAHU

Thu, 11 Aug '22
Filming locale for "the beach" in "Lost"
Sun, 7 Aug '22
"Magnum, P.I." setting
Mon, 1 Aug '22
Honolulu's island
Sun, 17 Jul '22
Home of Iolani Palace
Thu, 30 Jun '22
American home of a royal palace
Sun, 12 Jun '22
Home to the Dole Plantation
Fri, 20 May '22
U.S. locale that, when said quickly, sounds like a cheer
Tue, 15 Feb '22
Honolulu's island
Sun, 13 Feb '22
Island with a trisyllabic name
Mon, 15 Nov '21
Most populous Hawaiian island
Sun, 14 Nov '21
Obama's birthplace
Thu, 5 Aug '21
Isle known as "The Gathering Place"
Mon, 2 Aug '21
Where Honolulu is
Wed, 21 Jul '21
Island WNW of Molokai
Thu, 1 Jul '21
Where the Ko'olau range is located
Mon, 28 Jun '21
Honolulu's home
Thu, 8 Apr '21
Island where it once rained for 331 days straight
Mon, 15 Feb '21
Home of Waikiki Beach