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2014-05-12 04:20:58

Molokai Ranch achieves success with Animal Husbandry MAUNALOA, Hawaii, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moloka'i Ranch is launching initiatives to achieve sustainability, starting with

short men live longer
2014-05-11 05:59:49

Guys who are less tall may feel as though they wound up with the short end of the stick, but new research appearing in the peer-reviewed medical journal PLOS ONE suggests that they are more likely to outlive their taller male counterparts.

2014-05-07 23:05:56

Integration and Reporting of Data Key to Community Health Center Recognition as Patient-Centered Medical Homes San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014

2014-05-06 08:44:00

New Face of Hawaiian Tropic Winner Danielle Erb Reveals Her Favorite Getaways, and Invites Consumers to Share Their Own for the Chance to Win SHELTON, Conn., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian

2014-05-05 23:11:35

Durable, Dependable Golf Course Transportation Kapolei, HI (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Ness Turf Equipment, the premier distributor of ag and turf solutions

2014-05-05 16:26:38

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hawaii Cataract and Laser Institute (HCLI) welcomes Dr. John M. Tsue of Kona to its team of specialized eye doctors.

2014-05-01 23:05:54

Gym members in Central Florida can now participate in an amazing contest for a chance to win a dream vacation to Hawaii simply by checking in on Facebook when they workout in any of the Altamonte

2014-04-30 23:24:57

Stylish Shark-Repellent Swimwear, Wetsuits and Surfboards, with solid science behind them, are finding their way to waves around the world as The Surf Lady (Veronica Grey), the owner of the designs

2014-04-30 23:03:47

Gym goers at Gold's Gym in Alexandria can check in on Facebook for a chance to win a tropical Hawaiian vacation just for working out and getting in shape. Alexandria,

2014-04-30 16:27:16

HONOLULU, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Engineered for Excellence.


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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