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2014-07-22 12:32:03

Hawaii Records Management acquisition follows closely a similar May transaction LIVERMORE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rob Alston, CEO of Access, has announced the company's recent acquisition of Hawaii Records Management, a division of Kona Town Storage, located in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. This transaction, the 68(th) for Access since its founding, follows a similar one completed only several weeks earlier when in Pearl City, Oahu, Access purchased The File Connection, a...

2014-07-21 08:21:20

HONOLULU, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first of 13 teams competing in the Great Pacific Race arrives into Waikiki, setting a new world record and completing their epic 2,100 nautical mile ocean row. They left Monterey, California on June 9th at 10am and are expected to arrive into Waikiki, Hawaii early on Tuesday 22nd July. WHAT: GREAT PACIFIC RACE [http://greatpacificrace.com ], inaugural and first-of-its kind rowing race across the Pacific. The winning team will...

2014-07-15 08:26:33

KOLOA, Hawaii, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KonaRed Corporation (OTCBB/OTCQB: KRED), manufacturers of Antioxidant Juices and nutritional supplements from the exclusive Hawaiian CoffeeBerry®, coffee fruit from Kona, Hawaii, today announced it is sponsoring "The Greatest Show on Surf," this weekend in San Clemente, California, Ocean Festival July 19 - 20. The event attracts families and participants from as far away as Hawaii and Australia and thousands of Californians from San Diego...

2014-07-11 16:22:46

The Splintered Paddle by Mark Troy is now available nationwide COLLEGE STATION, Texas, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Star Publishing announces the release of The Splintered Paddle by Mark Troy. The Splintered Paddle (Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-432828-59-2, 304 pages, $25.95) is now available nationwide. The latest mystery by Mark Troy, whose Pilikia is My Business was nominated for a Shamus Award for Best First PI Novel by the Private Eye Writers of America, The Splintered Paddle...

2014-07-10 16:20:45

Readers placed Hawaiian Airlines among top domestic carriers for sixth consecutive year HONOLULU, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines has once again been ranked by Travel + Leisure readers nationwide as the top domestic carrier serving Hawai'i, according to the magazine's 2014 World's Best Awards. The results of the survey, conducted between December 2, 2013 and March 31, 2014, were released by the magazine last week....

2014-07-08 23:03:21

Max Muscle Sports Nutrition sponsored the GPA Maximum Exposure Football Camp in Hawaii earlier this month by supplying body analysis and free products to the athletes. (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Earlier this month Max Muscle Sports Nutrition sponsored the GPA Maximum Exposure Football Camp in Hawaii. The camp hosted 50 college coaches from various schools on the mainland, making the ratio six athletes to every one coach! This experience exposed athletes to major colleges and ten college...

2014-07-08 16:20:59

Second Flight Added Between Los Angeles and Kahului from Nov. 20 to Jan. 12 HONOLULU, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California travelers who are looking to escape the cold during the holidays have another reason to visit Hawai'i this winter. Hawaiian Airlines today announced it has added more flights between Los Angeles and Maui and O'ahu for the November 2014 to January 2015 period, offering an expanded schedule with more flexibility for holiday travel this year....

2014-07-07 16:22:06

HONOLULU, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HEI) (NYSE - HE) said today that it plans to announce its second quarter 2014 financial results on Monday, August 11, 2014. In addition, American Savings Bank, F.S.B. (American), a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of HEI, plans to announce its second quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, the same day American expects to file financial reports to meet regulatory filing requirements. HEI...

2014-07-07 00:20:39

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO HAWAII Profile America -- Monday, July 7th. On this date 116 years ago, the U.S. began absorbing an island paradise en route to making it a treasured part of the nation, as President William McKinley signed a resolution annexing Hawaii. A short time later, Congress made Hawaii an incorporated...

2014-07-02 16:24:47

HONOLULU, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Guests who "Check in for Babies" at Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Hawaii (The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Sheraton Waikiki and Sheraton Maui) can donate $1.00 to the March of Dimes for each night of their stay, and help fund lifesaving programs for Hawaii's moms and babies. One of the programs that will benefit from the campaign is March of Dimes NICU Family Support® at Kapiolani...


Latest Hawaii Reference Libraries

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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