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2015-05-22 16:22:04

HONOLULU, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth year in a row, Enterprise Holdings - which owns and operates the

2015-05-19 16:23:43

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BioEnergy Hawaii, LLC, (BEH) a designer, developer and operator of waste treatment and alternative energy systems, has partnered with impact

2015-05-18 12:25:53

Directed by Guga Sander, produced by Sentimental Filme, feature-length documentary on Rico de Souza to premiere at California festival, presenting the best independent films on surfing from all over

2015-05-13 23:01:41

Hawaii Energy Connections and Dividend Solar Finance partner to offer Hawaii homeowners a $0-down solar loan with unprecedented flexibility Aiea, Hawaii (PRWEB)

2015-05-12 16:24:27

Approximately 90 percent of votes already cast are in favor of the proposed merger according to the preliminary count HONOLULU, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Electric Industries,

2015-05-07 16:33:10

- Strong first quarter performance led by core operations HONOLULU, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) ("A&B" or "Company")

2015-05-06 23:01:42

Hawaii seniors needing a long-term stay in a nursing home in their state will pay roughly $139,097.85 a year, the average annual cost based on the daily rates of 52 nursing homes in Hawaii.

2015-05-06 16:21:16

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

2015-05-06 12:22:29

American-made hotel amenity company makes donation to local, grass-roots organization INDIANAPOLIS, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- William Roam, creators of American-made personal care

2015-05-01 16:25:52

HONOLULU, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc.


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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.