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2014-04-16 16:21:05

Non-Stop Service to First Mainland China Destination Gateway Launches HONOLULU, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines has reached a new milestone today as it launched three-times weekly non-stop service to Beijing, the latest addition to its expanded international network and first mainland China destination. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75688 The departure of Flight HA 897 was preceded by festivities at the boarding gate at Honolulu International Airport...

Submarine Canyons Important Source Of Marine Invertebrate Diversity, Abundance
2013-08-28 11:44:54

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Submarine canyons play an important role in maintaining high levels of biodiversity of small invertebrates in the seafloor sediments of the main and northwestern Hawaiian Islands, according to research from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. What’s more, scientists have used this data to draw new connections between the levels of faunal diversity and the heterogeneity of submarine canyon landscapes at various spatial scales. “Submarine canyons...

2013-07-24 23:24:01

Hawai‘i Pacific University selects ESM Solutions to drive savings through procurement transformation. Warrington, PA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 ESM Solutions®, the leading provider of spend management and eProcurement solutions for the public sector, announced an agreement with Hawai‘i Pacific University (HPU) to provide them with seamless purchasing and contract management processes. Hawai‘i Pacific University is the state’s leading private university and one of the most...

2013-05-28 23:16:27

Stacey Acma, Director of Children´s Miracle Network Hospitals at Kapi´olani, increased fundraising for the statewide program by 34% raising $1,299,404 in 2012, through her creation of advanced fundraising tools and mobilization of corporate and individual supporters. Children´s Miracle Network Hospital at Kapi℠olani is a year-round awareness and fundraising campaign supporting pediatric programs and services at Kapi℠olani Medical Center for Women & Children,...

2010-07-27 12:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the State of Hawai'i, the Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI) will coordinate the second annual Asia-Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo in Honolulu from August 30 through September 2. As an island state, Hawai'i's expedited need for renewable energy and self-sufficiency makes it a perfect location for innovators to develop and implement new technologies on the state's microgrids. Additionally, its...

2008-09-10 15:00:37

HONOLULU, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move unparalleled in modern healthcare, Hoana Medical, Inc. and several Hawai'i unions are taking on patient safety by challenging traditional thinking around what benefits will and won't be covered by insurance companies. Whereas typical healthcare insurers like Blue Cross and Blue Shield, or their franchise in Hawai'i, the Hawai'i Medical Service Association (HMSA), decide what constitutes an eligible insurance benefit, several union health and...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.