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2014-08-19 00:22:39

Company Also Awarded Top Rankings in National Network Study for Overall Performance, Reliability, Speed, Data and Call Performance HONOLULU, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RootMetrics today released its second U.S. State RootScore(®) Reports and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in Hawaii. In addition to receiving the top award for overall network performance in Hawaii, Verizon Wireless also scored highest in the categories of: Reliability,...

2014-08-18 08:22:11

HONOLULU, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor's popular Remote-Control Biggest Little Airshow in Hawaii was back bigger than ever this year, Saturday and Sunday, August 16 and 17, 10am to 4pm. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/136819 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/136818 For two days, Ford Island came alive with remote-control flying and static aircraft and full size aircraft on display, "candy bombings" over...

2014-08-14 23:00:58

‘Whatever is new, whatever is next’ is the mantra at Four Seasons Resort Maui. Innovation distinguishes this top-ranking Maui luxury resort. Wailea, Maui HI (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 "Whatever is new, whatever is next" must be the mantra at Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. Once again, the resort is on Travel + Leisure’s 2014 World’s Best Hotels list and was also just named the #1 Hawaiian resort by American Airlines’ Celebrated Living Platinum list. “Year after...

2014-08-13 16:21:11

HONOLULU, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a continued effort to expand its service in the Bay Area, Hawaiian Airlines today announced it will offer non-stop service between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Kahului Airport (OGG) beginning November 20, 2014, allowing more access to the Hawaiian Islands from one of its largest North American markets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040827/LAF044LOGO "This year we've brought back our San Jose to Honolulu service,...

Hurricanes Iselle and Julio
2014-08-08 02:05:45

Rob Gutro/Hal Pierce, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center A NASA satellite has observed heavy rainfall in Hurricane Iselle on its approach to Hawaii. NASA's TRMM Satellite captured rainfall rates within the storm as it passed overhead. In addition, NASA's Aqua satellite provided a larger view of the Central Pacific Ocean and revealed an image of Hurricane Iselle being chased by Hurricane Julio to the east. A tropical storm warning has been issued for Kauai County. NOAA's Central Pacific...

2014-08-06 12:28:38

-- Doubling Sales in 2014 Through Major Retail Chains in U.S. -- KOLOA, Hawaii, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KonaRed Corporation (OTCBB/OTCQB: KRED), (www.konared.com) manufacturers of Antioxidant Juices from the world famous Hawaiian CoffeeBerry®, coffee fruit from Kona, Hawaii, said that its co-founder, CEO and Chairman Shaun Roberts was interviewed by CEOLIVE.TV as part of its Executive Interview Series. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140617/119162 The entire interview...

2014-08-06 08:40:16

Standout Scenic Restaurants Cover 28 States; California, Washington, Hawaii, and Florida Claim Greatest Number of Winners SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of summer vacation season, OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is pleased to honor the 2014 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants in America. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more...

2014-08-04 20:20:21

HONOLULU, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pacific Energy Solutions (PES), an energy project development company specializing in renewable technologies, announced that on 11 July, 2014, they entered into a binding contract with the U.S. Navy to supply approximately 30,400 MWh of electricity annually to the Navy for use by Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force activities in the State of Hawaii. PES will supply this electricity to the Navy over a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement term. A...

2014-08-04 16:29:05

KAHULUI, Hawaii and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FlikMedia, Inc. (formerly, Crossbox, Inc.) OTCBB: FLKM announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Flikdate, Inc. (www.flikdate.com) through a merger transaction consummated on July 26, 2014. The Company announced that as a result of the Flikdate(TM) Merger, that they are now a digital media company focused on designing, developing and bringing to market proprietary and patented video applications...

lionfish dinner
2014-08-04 03:00:51

University of Hawaii at Manoa Scientists have learned that recent fears of invasive lionfish causing fish poisoning may be unfounded. If so, current efforts to control lionfish by fishing derbies and targeted fisheries may remain the best way to control the invasion. And there’s a simple way to know for sure whether a lionfish is toxic: test it after it’s been cooked. Pacific lionfish were first reported off the coast of Florida in the 1980's, and have been gaining swiftly in number...


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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