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Marine Debris Evidence Of Massive Hawaiian Tsunami

Marine Debris Evidence Of Massive Hawaiian Tsunami

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The massive tsunami that struck Japan in 2011 was a wake-up call for Honolulu officials, who began working on updating the island's evacuation plans and procedures immediately after the wall...

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2014-10-21 23:01:06

Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing attorney Clyde J. Wadsworth argued the case before the Ninth Circuit Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 According to court documents, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has vacated the federal district court's judgment in Jackson et al v. Abercrombie, the Hawai`i marriage equality case. The district court had upheld Hawai`i's prior marriage law excluding same-sex couples, but last week the Ninth Circuit remanded to the district...

2014-10-21 16:20:58

HONOLULU, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA) ("Holdings" or the "Company"), parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. ("Hawaiian"), today reported its financial results for the third quarter of 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040827/LAF044LOGO -- GAAP net income in the third quarter of $35.6 million or $0.56 per diluted share. -- Adjusted net income, reflecting economic fuel expense, in the third quarter of $49.5 million...

2014-10-21 08:25:19

WALNUT, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) today reported that Giant King Grass previously released from quarantine in Hawaii is successfully growing at the Hawaii Agriculture Research Center (HARC) on Oahu. HARC, which originally began in 1882 as a trade organization of the sugarcane industry, today has the mission to support a viable agricultural sector in Hawaii by researching and applying relevant science and technology to achieve practical solutions...

2014-10-20 08:23:01

HONOLULU, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HEI) (NYSE - HE) said today that it plans to announce its third quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, November 6, 2014. In addition, American Savings Bank, F.S.B. (American), a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of HEI, plans to announce its third quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, October 30, 2014, the same day American expects to file financial reports to meet regulatory filing requirements....

2014-10-17 12:23:07

Hawaii and Bermuda under Threat of Major Storms NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pacific and Atlantic oceans are the site this week of separate weather events that highlight the inherent risks of living on an island, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). In the central Pacific, more than two months after Tropical Storm Iselle made landfall on the Big Island, Tropical Storm Ana is reminding Hawaii residents of the need for the right...

2014-10-13 23:09:05

Prestigious Club Car Accolade For Delivering Exceptional Customer Service Kapolei, HI (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Ness Turf Equipment, the leading distributor of ag and turf solutions in Hawaii and the Outer Islands, was awarded the Black and Gold Dealer certification from Club Car for outstanding performance. Providing an exceptional customer experience combined with top sales performance, professionalism, and factory trained service technicians, Ness Turf Equipment has been recognized as a...

2014-10-13 08:20:58

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) awarded Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide maintenance repair and operations (MRO) tailored logistics support (TLS) to Department of Defense (DoD) and federal installations located in Hawaii, Guam and Kwajalein Atoll. The single-award, firm-fixed-price contract has a five-year period of performance and an estimated total...

2014-10-09 16:20:56

HONOLULU, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines scored the highest marks for on-time performance among the nation's largest carriers in August, as reported today by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040827/LAF044LOGO The flights of Hawai'i's largest and longest serving carrier arrived on schedule 94.0 percent of the time throughout month of August, earning DOT's best ranking for punctuality. Hawaiian Airlines, the leading...

2014-10-09 12:21:44

Ultimate itineraries deeply explore both Mexico and Hawaii SEATTLE, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From fall 2014 through spring 2015, Holland America Line heads to the tropics of Hawaii and explores the spirit of Mexico with a variety of itineraries ranging in length from seven to 18 days. Two ships will sail the azure waters of Mexico, while ms Veendam weaves among the stunning Hawaiian Islands. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130930/SF88951LOGO "Holland America Line...

2014-10-09 08:32:24

HONOLULU, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Startups, a leading technology accelerator, announces its first East Meets West conference to be held in Honolulu, Hawaii, November 6-7, 2014. The annual event brings together top investors, accelerators and entrepreneurs from Asia and the United States to the tranquil shores of Hawaii for two days of deal making, networking, learning and pitching. eastmeetswest.co http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130716/LA47825LOGO More than a dozen...


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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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.