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2014-04-28 23:00:53

YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide is proud to announce that it will be holding its revolutionary Mind Body Fitness Conference in Honolulu, HI from May 8 – 11, 2014. The conference is designed for students working towards a Yoga Alliance registry, earning continuing education credits (CECs), or simply deepening their yoga practice. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide is proud to announce that it will be holding its revolutionary Mind Body Fitness...

2014-04-28 08:34:31

One of California's Largest Contractors Looks to Replicate Success in Hawaii; Vice President Dave Zarubin Tapped as Office Lead HONOLULU, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webcor Builders ("Webcor"), one of the the largest general contractors in California with offices in San Francisco, Alameda, Los Angeles and San Diego, has opened a new office in Honolulu. Located at 1003 Bishop St. in the Pauahi Tower, this office will serve as a hub as the company develops its Pacific Rim operations...

2014-04-25 23:01:57

Online directory Storage.com announces partnership with A-American Self Storage, which operates storage locations in California, Hawaii, Missouri, and Nevada. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Online directory Storage.com, where storage seekers can find, compare, and rent storage throughout the United States, is partnering with A-American Self Storage, which operates storage locations in California, Hawaii, Missouri, and Nevada. The goal of this partnership is to drive more customers to...

2014-04-23 20:21:12

HONOLULU, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new opinion poll reveals that Hawaiian Electric (HECO) has a significant public image problem: an overwhelming number of Hawaii residents (94%) support more rooftop solar, and 90% believe that HECO is slowing rooftop solar to protect its profits. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130828/SF71040LOGO The poll confirms that most residents are very familiar with and supportive of rooftop solar; a third have family members with...

2014-04-23 16:21:07

The Company Also Announces Appointments in Sales and Marketing Team HONOLULU, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polynesian Adventure Tours announced the appointment of Sandra Weir as President. Ms. Weir previously served as Director, Business Development for Norwegian Cruise Line in Hawaii from March 2005 to October 2011, establishing key relationships and developing new products including Kauai's only theatrical luau, Luau Kalamaku. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77465...

2014-04-22 16:21:02

HONOLULU, April 22, 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 first quarter of 2014. -- Operating income grew to $10.0 million in the first quarter compared to an operating loss of $11.9 million in the prior year period. -- GAAP net loss in the first quarter of $5.1 million or $(0.10) per diluted share compared to a...

2014-04-18 23:00:53

Free Event Will Educate and Empower Those with Chronic Lung Disease and Their Families Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 On May 8, the American Lung Association in Hawaii will host a Respiratory Rally patient education event at Hawaii Kai Independent and Assisted Living Community, 428 Kawaihae Street in Honolulu, from 9:00am-2:30pm. The day will feature educational sessions, inspirational messages, and exhibits. Workshop topics will include Lung Health 101, vog and lung health, asthma...

2014-04-17 23:09:55

We just provided security on a Cameron Crowe project starring Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper, and Alec Baldwin. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Leading Hollywood security company Andrews International (AI) is protecting film crews on location in Hawaii, the setting of recent blockbuster movies and many upcoming releases. AI is a top contender for film set security contracts in Hawaii, with the advantages of a Honolulu office, expert local managers, and a solid reputation among...

2014-04-17 23:00:48

Celebrate Earth Day with Aston Hotels & Resorts on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Book a stay at any of Aston’s 27 hotels, resorts, villas and cottages in Hawaii, California, Nevada and Florida on Earth Day, and we’ll make a donation to the Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative on the Island of Hawaii. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Celebrate Earth Day with Aston Hotels & Resorts on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Book a stay at any of Aston’s 27 hotels, resorts, villas and...

2014-04-17 16:21:33

HONOLULU, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines today announced the signing of a codeshare agreement with Air China, China's exclusive national flag carrier, that leverages the reach of their respective hubs in Honolulu and Beijing to offer more options and a more streamlined experience for customers traveling to further destinations. The new partnership takes effect following Hawaiian's launch of its three-times weekly nonstop service to Beijing yesterday....


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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