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2014-10-06 16:29:00

HONOLULU, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A&B Properties, Inc., the real estate subsidiary of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.

2014-10-06 16:21:26

HONOLULU, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc.

2014-10-03 12:21:11

New flights to begin on October 20th with special introductory rates beginning as low as $44 one way. KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, Oct.

2014-09-30 23:01:46

Silicon Valley specialty food e-tailer Pooki’s Mahi is pleased to now offer Royal Kona coffees and Hawaiian Island teas in its wholesale program.

2014-09-25 23:02:19

We are pleased to announce the Hawaiian Vacation Contest Winner from local Webster NY Gold's Gym. Webster, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Gold’s

2014-09-22 23:10:29

Suit alleges that the State of Hawai`i Department of Human Services denied critically needed treatment Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) September 22, 2014

2014-09-22 08:22:41

WALNUT, Calif., September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) today reported that CEO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen, met with potential Giant King Grass customers in Hawaii. Dr.

2014-09-18 23:07:21

Hawaii Business magazine ranks Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing among Top 250 Companies in Hawai’i based on 2014 gross annual sales Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) September

2014-09-17 23:11:11

As part of Four Seasons Resort Maui’s Unforgettable Events series, Tennis Camp Participants Play with Top Tennis Pros Lindsay Davenport, Tracy Austin, Michael Chang and more. Wailea,

2014-09-17 23:01:50

Spider9to be one of select few companies to help pioneer advanced energy storage solutions in Hawaii Northville, Mich.


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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