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2014-06-26 20:20:23

New flight being added to meet the demand for service from Kamuela which has exceeded EAS expectations. KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mokulele Airlines has announced that it is expanding its service between Kamuela-Waimea on the Big Island and Kahului, Maui by adding a third daily roundtrip flight to meet growing demand. Mokulele began offering service form Kamuela in September 2013 after being awarded the Essential Air Service (EAS) contract from the Hawaii...

Hawaiian Pilot Pleads Guilty To Transporting Deer, Sheep Between Islands
2012-08-22 09:04:57

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An alleged scheme to transport wildlife between the Hawaiian Islands has been broken up and a pilot accused of loading deer onto helicopters and flying them from one island to another has pled guilty in the case, reports Huffington Post. Thomas Leroy Hauptman, a helicopter pilot from Maui had been accused of transporting axis deer and mouflon sheep, animals that cannot swim, from their native habitats to the Big Island where sport...

2011-11-08 21:48:21

The Wildlife Society's annual conference is from Nov. 5 to 10 on Waikoloa (the Big Island), Hawaii. USGS scientists are heavily involved in the conference´s sessions, workshops and talks. Said USGS Director Marcia McNutt, "USGS science being presented at TWS is key to helping managers and policymakers make informed. balanced and cost-effective decisions about natural resources that have economic, social, ecological and cultural importance to multiple stakeholder communities." The...

2011-04-29 17:55:00

KAMUELA, Hawaii, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Brookfield Homes Hawaii, in joint venture with A & B Properties, has recently released an exclusive collection of single level homes along the Mauna Lani Golf Course at KaMilo on Hawaii's Big Island. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110429/CG92724) "Our single story homes are ideal for retirees who want an active golf resort lifestyle. Our paired homes offer all of the advantages of a single family home with generous...

2009-09-23 06:40:00

HONOLULU, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- HawaiiGaga.com, the search engine for Hawaii vacation rentals, has concluded a yearlong study of vacation rental occupancy rates. Occupancy rates for Maui, Oahu, Kauai and the Big Island were 62%, 61%, 57% and 50% respectively. The study was based on 2,373 vacation homes and condos with both professionally managed and owner-operated rentals included. State wide, September had the lowest occupancy rate at 40% while February was the busiest time of year for...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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