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2013-10-31 23:01:01

Connect Puerto Rico broadband maps help inform funding decision resulting in Puerto Rico being among the first to receive approval. San Juan, PR (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Today, the Federal Communications Commission approved $32 million of Connect America Funding to connect underserved homes and businesses in Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. The majority of these funds, $31.6 million, have been granted to Puerto Rico Telephone Company and are expected to bring broadband to 40,736 homes and...

2013-10-30 23:32:17

Empowered Reservations Agents Customize Each Booking Ensuring Guests Flawless Tropical Hawaiian Holiday at Four Seasons Resort Maui Maui, Hawaii (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea has yet again taken personalized guest service to a new level – starting with the click of the mouse on the resort’s website. There, visitors can view a section that introduces the on-site reservations team members via pictures and personal comments. “Personalizing every guest...

2013-10-28 23:25:39

Maui'd Forever offers travel special to Hawaii, Oahu, Maui and Kauai starting at $539 per person. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) October 28, 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 are happy to announce a travel package special from Pleasant Holidays. Pleasant does more...

Jellyfish Numbers Shifting Climate Patterns
2013-10-24 15:47:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Every month, 8 to 12 days after each full moon, Waikiki Beach is invaded by large numbers of box jellyfish. After witnessing the phenomenon countless times, Honolulu lifeguard Landy Blair, in conjunction with researchers at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa, started tracking the numbers of jellyfish that invade the beach with each cycle. Over 170 full moons after they began, the team’s published findings in the latest issue of PLOS...

2013-10-17 23:26:48

Proud to Show Off the Best Authentic Hawaiian Luau on the Big Island of Hawaii, Maui'd Forever Clients can Preview this Exciting New Video Kailua Kona, HI (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Maui'd Forever, Hawaii's premiere wedding planning and coordination company is dedicated to being an effective and cost effective way to provide for one’s entire Hawaii wedding, reception needs. They have partnered up with Tom Barefoot’s Tours providing an activity agent that gives experienced...


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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.