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2013-09-24 23:32:06

Maui'd Forever adds Ashley Langtry for Weddings, Vow Renewals and Civil Unions on the Island of Oahu in Hawaii. (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Maui’d Forever is one of Hawaii’s few full service, all-Hawaiian Islands wedding planner and coordinator. Founded in 2003 by entrepreneur Mark Steffan, the company operates on the Hawaiian Islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island of Hawaii. They use over 170 different wedding vendors and still find the need to add additional members to...

2013-09-24 23:24:27

With a focus on health and wellness this fall, The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua will host a week of complimentary fitness experiences featuring renowned health and wellness experts for its overnight guests. Kapalua, Maui, HI (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 As part of a fall wellness focus extending into 2014, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua announced October 31 – November 3, 2013 as the event dates for its first annual “E Malama Kou Kino,” which translates to “Care for your Body” in the native...

2013-09-23 23:30:42

Popular Program Proves It's Always a 'Water Sports Summer' in Hawaii Maui, HI (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 "Maui is one of the best places in the world to advance your personal windsurfing skills while taking in the most gorgeous setting on earth," says Matt Pritchard, one of windsurfing's elite who has traveled the world to compete. Pritchard, a former PWA Super XWorld Champion and World Tour title winner (2002, 2004, 2005) and US National Champion (2006), will...

2013-09-23 20:22:09

Maher will perform New Year's Eve at the Blaisdell Concert Hall in Honolulu and New Year's Day at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului SONOMA COUNTY, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern California based concert promoters Rick Bartalini Presents announced that Bill Maher, comedian and host of Real Time on HBO, will return to the Hawaiian Islands on December 31 at the Blaisdell Concert Hall in Honolulu and January 1 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului....

2013-09-20 12:22:00

Star of Incredible Dolphin Birth Video Inspires Ocean Conservation WAIKOLOA, Hawaii, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lehua the dolphin celebrated her one-year birthday Tuesday (September 17, 2013) at Dolphin Quest Hawaii, located at the Hilton Waikoloa Village. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130920/PH83670 ) Last year, Lehua's incredible birth video touched the hearts and minds of millions after debuting on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jCJiO75pxo). The...

2013-09-18 23:27:54

22 Concierges encompassing all Four Gold Key Clefs d’Or Members on the Island Design Itineraries for Guests Even Before Arrival; Customization and Personalization are Service Hallmarks Maui, HI (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Nowadays, concierge services seem to be popping up everywhere – from car rental companies to hospitals to banks – all promising value added service. Within the hospitality industry, there is a growing trend to outsource this service. One luxury resort, Four...

2013-09-18 23:01:41

Maui'd Forever clients booking a Norwegian cruise around the Hawaiian islands to receive $250 to spend on board. Booking needs to be done by September 20th. (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Maui’d Forever is one of Hawaii’s few full service, all-Hawaiian Islands wedding planner and coordinator. Founded in 2003 by entrepreneur Mark Steffan, the company operates on the Hawaiian Islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island of Hawaii. Mr. Steffan tells us in an interview today that...

2013-09-17 16:20:11

HONOLULU, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The secretary of veterans affairs and the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee top the list of guest speakers when National Guard officers from across the country gather at the Hawaii Convention Center here this weekend for the 135th NGAUS General Conference & Exhibition. VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki is set to speak at 3:35 p.m. Saturday and Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Calif., the HASC chairman, is...

2013-09-16 23:23:57

Humpback Whales Sing for Guests; Sights and Sounds Soothe the Soul Maui, HI (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Specialized massage therapists treat guests in the warm water in front of Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. This is the resort spa’s signature Wai-Vari water treatment therapy, an amazingly therapeutic treatment. A unique weightless experience designed specifically for relieving physical discomfort and mental stress. Add to this the fact that in whale season, the participants...

2013-09-17 00:20:12

Matson to Cover Response Costs, Not Hawaii Taxpayers or Customers HONOLULU, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX) will cover the costs associated with the Honolulu Harbor molasses spill response, not Hawaii taxpayers. That was the commitment reaffirmed today by Matson President and CEO, Matt Cox, at a news conference, held at Pier 34. He also stated that customer rates would not be affected by the incident. (Logo:...


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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