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2014-09-30 23:01:46

Silicon Valley specialty food e-tailer Pooki’s Mahi is pleased to now offer Royal Kona coffees and Hawaiian Island teas in its wholesale program. The curated products are now available to wholesalers worldwide at lower prices with flat rate shipping. Silicon Valley, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Pooki’s Mahi announced today it expanded its Wholesale Program to include Royal Kona 100% Kona coffees and Hawaiian Islands teas, broadens its repeat customer business beyond traditional...

2014-09-25 23:02:19

We are pleased to announce the Hawaiian Vacation Contest Winner from local Webster NY Gold's Gym. Webster, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Gold’s Gym of Webster New York, an independent franchise and TAG Business Strategies, a search engine and social media marketing agency from Orlando, are pleased to announce the winner of the historic ‘Check In and Win Vacation to Hawaii’ on Facebook contest. When Michael Scibetta found out that his local Gold’s Gym in Webster, in...

2014-09-22 23:10:29

Suit alleges that the State of Hawai`i Department of Human Services denied critically needed treatment Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing (AHFI) and the Hawaii Disability Rights Center filed a lawsuit on September 5th in U.S. District Court accusing the State of Hawai`i Department of Human Services of denying critically needed treatment for autistic children. The suit alleges that without the service, called applied behavioral analysis (ABA) treatment,...

2014-09-22 08:22:41

WALNUT, Calif., September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) today reported that CEO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen, met with potential Giant King Grass customers in Hawaii. Dr. Kukkonen also attended the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit held in Honolulu September 15-17, where he gave an invited presentation at a special conference track on Agricultural Innovation. On March 17, 2014, VIASPACE announced that Giant King Grass was released from the mandatory one-year quarantine on...

2014-09-18 23:07:21

Hawaii Business magazine ranks Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing among Top 250 Companies in Hawai’i based on 2014 gross annual sales Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The recently released 2014 Hawaii Business Top 250 ranks Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing (AHFI) among the state’s most successful organizations. The list is a comprehensive ranking of island businesses based on annual gross sales for Hawai`i operations. AHFI comes in at number 200, moving up from 213 in 2013. Read more...

2014-09-17 23:11:11

As part of Four Seasons Resort Maui’s Unforgettable Events series, Tennis Camp Participants Play with Top Tennis Pros Lindsay Davenport, Tracy Austin, Michael Chang and more. Wailea, Maui, HI (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea has announced the eighth annual Wailea Tennis Fantasy Camp on Maui which will take place November 19-23, 2014 at Maui’s prestigious Wailea Tennis Club, with three-time grand slam singles champion and former World #1 ranked Lindsay...

2014-09-17 23:01:50

Spider9to be one of select few companies to help pioneer advanced energy storage solutions in Hawaii Northville, Mich. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Spider9, an advanced energy storage and controls company, announced today their selection as a participant in the 2015 Hawaii Energy Excelerator program. The Energy Excelerator is designed to accelerate the market adoption of participating companies’ emerging energy technology products’ in Hawaii. The Energy Excelerator was formed in 2013...

2014-09-16 23:04:18

Louise K.Y. Ing named Hawai`i Lawyer of the Year for Bet-the-Company Litigation and Bankruptcy Litigation Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Thirteen Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing (AHFI) attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2015 Best Lawyers in America® list (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, SC). AHFI stockholder/director Louise K.Y. Ing has been named 2015 Hawai`i Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers® in two practice areas:...

2014-09-16 00:20:13

Unveiling Kicks off Hawaiian Airlines' 85th Anniversary Celebration HONOLULU, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers to Maui will no longer have to puzzle over why Kahului Airport's three-letter airport code is OGG. They need only spend a few minutes at a new wall paying tribute to Capt. Jimmy Hogg, the Hawaiian Airlines pilot and aviation pioneer for whom the airport is named. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/LA12794 The 8-foot tall, 42-foot wide wall at Gate 19 was presented...

2014-09-15 16:29:16

New training model prepares physicians for 21st century health care HONOLULU, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients in today's changing health care landscape are receiving primary and specialty care more frequently in an outpatient setting versus a hospital. In an effort to stay ahead of the curve and to ensure that patients continue to receive high quality medical care; Kaiser Permanente Hawaii announced today the launch of its new internal medicine residency program. The...


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Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Mauna Kea
2014-04-10 11:49:35

Mauna Kea is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 13,803 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island and is thought to be about one million years old. Mauna Kea, like all Hawaiian volcanoes, was created when the Pacific tectonic plate passed over a volcanic hotspot. The Hawaiian volcanoes, which extend over an area known as the Hawaiian Ridge – Emperor Seamount chain, have been well studied, but it is not known how the...

Kohala
2014-04-10 10:03:58

Kohala is an extinct shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 5,480 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island of Hawaii and is thought to be about one million years old, although it only emerged from the sea about 500,000 years ago. Because its last eruption is thought to have occurred about 120,000 years ago, based on studies conducted on hardened lava flows, this volcano is not thought to pose a threat to inhabitants on the island....

Haleakalā
2014-04-09 16:28:16

Haleakalā, also known as the East Maui Volcano, is a possibly active shield volcano that is located in Hawaii and actually comprises 75 percent of the island of Maui. Its name means house of the sun in the Hawaiian language and local legend says that the crater was the home of the demigod Māui’s grandmother, who helped him to force the sun to move slowly over the course of the day in order to prolong it. This volcano reaches an elevation of 3,055 feet and it holds steep slopes and a few...

Kīlauea
2014-04-08 12:33:13

Kīlauea is an active shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is located within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. This volcano, which reaches an elevation of 4,091 feet, is one of five volcanoes that form the island and it is the most active. It is thought to be between 300,000 and 600,000 years old and is the second youngest of all the Hawaii volcanoes. It was formed when the Pacific tectonic plate moved over the Hawaiian hotspot and like other Hawaiian volcanoes, it began...

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