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2015-04-15 12:30:49

MAUI, HI, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Lahaina dentist, Dr.

2015-04-13 04:20:58

HONOLULU and TOKYO, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honolulu Marathon Association held the 2015 Hapalua (http://thehapalua.com)

2015-04-09 16:27:45

Education, Conversation and Preparation Remains a Critical Part of Developing a Long Term Care Strategy RICHMOND, Va., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Genworth announced today, the results of

2015-04-08 16:20:50

HONOLULU, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA) ("Company"), parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.

2015-04-07 08:21:11

Silicon Valley's Airline Launches its Upscale Flight Service from the West Coast to the Aloha State SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the airline known

2015-04-06 16:21:16

HONOLULU, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc.

2015-04-02 00:20:14

HOUSTON, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Par Petroleum Corporation (NYSE MKT: PARR) ("Par") announced today that it has completed the previously-announced acquisition of Koko'oha Investments Inc.,

2015-04-01 23:03:00

i-Energy premium quality micro-inverters are widely distributed in Australia, Europe, Japan, and now Hawaii with R&R Solar Supply. Taipei, TAIWAN (PRWEB)

2015-04-01 16:21:12

Federal Highway & Bridge Funding Facing May 31 Deadline WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An analysis of the recently-released 2014 U.S.

2015-03-31 23:03:02

Members of a local and independently owned Gold’s Gym are now treated every day to something that looks like it belongs in a major Hollywood production by Steven Spielberg, a replica of Mount


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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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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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