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2014-02-24 23:21:05

Couples can marry at any Ritz-Carlton Hotel worldwide and access exclusive honeymoon experiences. Kapalua,Maui, HI (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua has always been known as an amazing resort destination in one of the most beautiful and storied destinations in the world – Maui, Hawaii. Now couples starting their lives together can experience their own private paradise. Get married at any of the 85 Ritz-Carlton Hotels and Resorts worldwide and newlywed couples gain...

Kamehameha butterfly
2014-02-24 09:59:12

[ Watch the Video: Saving the Kamehameha Butterfly ] University of Hawaii at Manoa The Kamehameha butterfly is the state insect of Hawaii and one of two butterflies native to the 50th state. It’s a little smaller than a monarch butterfly. “They’re basically an orange, a kind of deep orange, sometimes almost a rosy, a pinkish hue and they have these white spots on them,” said Will Haines, a University of Hawaii at Manoa researcher from the Department of Plant and Environmental...

2014-02-23 23:00:15

Inundated with a massive influx of Hawaii pain patients seeking platelet-rich plasma injections, PRP411.com is actively seeking prolotherapy doctors in the state of Hawaii. As one of the nation's largest medical listing sites, patients are a top priority. (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 Renowned as one of the country’s first prolotherapy search-and-booking platforms, PRP411 has become one of the most distinguished medical sites known specifically for acknowledging PRP-involved medical...

What Happened To The Tsunami Debris From Japan?
2014-02-21 13:02:07

University of Hawaii ‑ SOEST Outcomes from synthesis of model and observations The amount of debris in the ocean is growing exponentially, becoming more and more hazardous and harmful to marine life and therefore also to our ocean food source. Measuring and tracking the movements of such debris are still in their infancy. The driftage generated by the tragic 2011 tsunami in Japan gave scientists Nikolai Maximenko and Jan Hafner a unique chance to learn about the effects of the ocean...

2014-02-18 08:21:24

Illinois leads among all states in 2013; mid-Atlantic region of Washington, D.C, Maryland and Virginia tops list WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED®, the world's most widely used and recognized green building rating system. The list highlights the regions around the country that are at the forefront of sustainable building design and transformation. Utilizing less energy,...

2014-02-13 08:37:43

KIHEI, Hawaii, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kihei, a small town on Hawaii's Maui Island, is the USA's most expensive destination this upcoming Presidents' Day weekend, based on the cost of its lodging. This finding was uncovered by the latest survey conducted by CheapHotels.org, which compared U.S. destinations according to their hotels rates for the period spanning February 14 to February 17 (Presidents' Day). In Kihei, located on Maui's southwest shore, travelers will have to spend $416...

2014-02-11 23:03:28

Inspired by paradise and featuring Hawaiian coconut butter, kukui, and Bungalow Glow Hawaii Premium Organics blends tropical ingredients to create luxurious organic bath, beauty, and home products. Designed to capture the essence of the tropical and exotic, Bungalow Glow Premium Organics are Bubble Shack Hawaii’s latest addition to their ocean inspired product line. Pearl City, Hawaii (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Bubble Shack Hawaii is pleased to announce their latest line of organic, made...

2014-02-11 20:21:36

HONOLULU, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 11, 2014, the board of directors of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE-HE) (HEI) maintained the regular quarterly cash dividend of 31 cents per share, payable March 12, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 25, 2014 (ex-dividend date is February 21, 2014). The dividend is equivalent to an annual rate of $1.24 per share. Dividends have been paid continuously since 1901. At the indicated annual...

2014-02-05 12:28:59

DR. CATHERINE PHAM JOINS HAWAII CATARACT & LASER INSTITUTE KAHULUI, Hawaii, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaii Cataract and Laser Institute's Maui location is pleased to announce Catherine Pham, MD will be joining its Kahului office beginning February 10, 2014. Dr. Pham's arrival to this office opens new opportunities to provide patients with comprehensive eye care without the delay of an appointment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140205/LA59337) A board-certified...

2014-02-02 23:00:23

Hawaii Flower Lei donated and presented fresh flower leis to celebrities and athletes at the St. Jude Charity Pro Bowl Dinner in Honolulu last week. The company made a special lei for Seattle Seahawks' quarterback Russell Wilson. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Hawaii Flower Lei donated and presented fresh flower leis to celebrity athletes and attendees of the St. Jude Charity Pro Bowl Dinner held at Morton’s Steak House in Ala Moana Center last week. An extra long,...


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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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