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2014-05-21 23:01:45

Permanent Operations Center Established in Kona i (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Kona, Hawai‘ SolarCity has expanded to Hawai‘i Island with the launch of a

2014-05-19 23:06:22

Gold's Gym Charlottesville and Gold's Gym Culpeper, in conjunction with nearly 70 other Gold's Fitness Centers from all over the country, are running a one-of-a-kind contest for one

Low Density Supersonic Decelerator
2014-05-18 02:55:42

NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project, a rocket-powered, saucer-shaped test vehicle, has completed final assembly at the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii.

hawaii oahu volcano
2014-05-17 05:33:50

A new study from University of Hawai'i – Mānoa (UHM), Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de L'Environment (France), and Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute has found that O'ahu actually consists of three shield volcanoes, not two.

2014-05-16 23:05:46

First Resort in the World to offer complimentary “double round trips” in association with Uber. Wailea, Maui, HI (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The management

2014-05-15 12:22:03

HONOLULU, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines will celebrate a successful 10 years of service from Australia this Sunday, May 18, marking the milestone with celebrations for guests

2014-05-15 12:21:55

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reporters are invited to a media day Monday, June 2 at the U.S.

2014-05-13 23:03:42

Gold's Gym Hanover, in conjunction with nearly 70 other Gold's Gym locations, is participating in a check-in and win contest.

2014-05-13 20:20:46

Nonstop service between Kalaeloa and Kahului, Maui could begin as early as July 1. KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mokulele Airlines has announced that plans are

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


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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