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2015-03-30 16:25:40

Approval Represents an Important Milestone in Advancing a More Affordable Clean Energy Future for Hawaii JUNO BEACH, Fla.

2015-03-28 00:20:17

HONOLULU, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The tentative decision issued by the U.S.

chicken kauai
2015-03-26 16:57:13

It may sound like the makings of a joke, but answering the question of how chickens crossed the sea may soon provide more than just a punch line.

2015-03-26 08:23:40

SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Marital status, gender and age significantly affect how much Americans pay for car insurance, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report.

2015-03-24 23:10:32

Immersion Retreat is an Extension of The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Maui’s “Wellness Your Way” Program Offering Guests a Complete Lifestyle Recharge. Wailea,

2015-03-23 20:21:15

Public Invited to Provide Input and Learn More about NextEra Energy and How Proposed Merger with Hawaiian Electric Industries Will Advance a More Affordable Clean Energy Future for Hawaii JUNO

kite volcano
2015-03-17 08:48:06

What can flying a kite over the Hawaiian islands tell us about past events that helped shape the landscape of Mars? Quite a lot, apparently, according to scientist from the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory (LPL) at the University of Arizona.

2015-03-16 16:29:33

OAHU, Hawaii, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This week ROC (Real Office Centers) is officially opening ROC

2015-03-13 12:29:22

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Hawaii will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join

2015-03-11 23:15:24

Mattress Retailer Celebrates Grand Opening On Maui Maui, Hawaii (PRWEB) March 10, 2015 BedMart Mattress Superstores, Oregon’s largest family owned


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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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