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2014-12-19 20:21:18

Episode of popular TV show set to air Jan. 1, 2015 showcases Kauai beach resort LIHUE-KAUAI, Hawaii, Dec.

2014-12-19 12:21:41

A special introductory rate of just $5 for an envelope or box up to 10 pounds is available through 12/31/14 KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, Dec.

2014-12-18 23:07:08

Iconic Missoni label dresses up luxury Maui resort with world’s only Missoni Christmas tree and exclusive pop up shop Wailea, Maui, Hawaii (PRWEB) December

2014-12-11 12:26:43

States Challenged to Join Florida in Reducing Youth Smoking to Record Low WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-10 12:22:22

HONOLULU, Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines ranked first in on-time performance among the nation's 16 largest carriers in October, as reported today by the U.S.

2014-12-10 00:21:16

HONOLULU, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) today announced that it recently closed three sales at its Maui Business Park II project.

2014-12-09 16:20:26

Hyundai Hope On Wheels 5K Run/Walk to be held in conjunction with 2015 Hyundai Tournament of Champions PGA TOUR Golf Tournament MAUI, Hawaii, Dec.

2014-12-08 23:09:03

Looking for Service Professionals and Experienced Management to Join Our Team San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 08, 2014 Hawthorne Cat has been the exclusive

2014-12-08 16:21:17

HONOLULU, Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc.


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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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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.