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2014-04-10 23:29:35

Beginning April 11th, 2014 Global Virtual Studio (GVS), in partnership with the County of Hawaii and the state’s Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT), the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation (HSDC), and Creative Industries Division (CID) is set to launch the GVS Transmedia Accelerator. Kailua-Kona, HI (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Hawaii entrepreneurs in the creative industries are often forced to take their talents outside of Hawaii to create intellectual...

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...

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2011-02-28 07:45:00

The Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corp. of Pasadena, Calif., wants to build one of the largest, most advanced telescopes in the world near the summit of Mauna Kea. The Hawaii State Board of Land and Natural Resources unanimously approved a permit to build the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on conservation land joining 13 other telescopes already in operation on the mountain. University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood tells the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, she was "very pleased" that the...

2010-10-06 08:00:00

DENVER, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- UAT Inc., a financial services technology firm focused on helping the externally managed and sub-advised industry meet today's higher fiduciary standards, announced today the United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company U.S. Patent 7,809,632 for the UAT System's HiLo Engine, an innovative technology that, for the first time, provides real-time connectivity between sub-advised platforms and their external money managers. Patents for the...

2010-06-10 14:22:00

HONOLULU, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods (HLH) is implementing investor relations initiatives to accommodate the increased foreign demand for its investment-grade tropical hardwood trees. In a separate initiative, HLH is instituting a series of strategic partnerships with Hawaii-based companies and associations to increase awareness for reforestation efforts in Hawaii and throughout the United States. "The HLH project has received a great deal of interest, not only...

2010-05-21 21:47:00

HONOLULU, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Rose Tseng, Ph.D. scholar, leader and community builder, steps down as chancellor of University of Hawaii at Hilo June 30. Chancellor for 12 years, she leaves a legacy of academic strength, expanded resources, and deep ties with the community it serves. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100521/LA09367) Donald Straney, Ph.D. of California State Polytechnic, Pomona will succeed Tseng. Few beyond Hawaii's shores realize the extent of UH Hilo's...

2009-08-13 07:00:00

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MICROS-Retail, a division of MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), and leading provider of retail technology for the specialty and general merchandise retail industry, is pleased to announce that Hilo Hattie Fashion Centers, Hawaiian retailer of island apparel and merchandise, completed its successful implementation of the new, end-to-end MICROS-Retail point-of-sale and merchandising solution on May 31, 2009. "Our goal at Hilo Hattie was...

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2008-12-11 10:50:00

A team of astronomers led by John Johnson of the University of Hawaii's Institute for Astronomy has used a new technique to measure the precise size of a planet around a distant star. They used a camera so sensitive that it could detect the passage of a moth in front of a lit window from a distance of 1,000 miles. The camera, mounted on the UH 2.2-meter telescope on Mauna Kea, measures the small decrease in brightness that occurs when a planet passes in front of its star along the...

2008-12-11 06:00:00

PAHOA, Hawaii, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) celebrates 15 years of producing renewable geothermal electricity on Hawaii Island as the state seeks to tap greater levels of clean, renewable energy resources-particularly for electric transportation. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081211/LATH031) "When Big Island residents are sleeping, geothermal energy might be charging their electrical vehicles or producing hydrogen fuel," said Hawaii Lt....


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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