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2013-07-30 00:20:10

HONOLULU, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U-Haul Company of Hawaii is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box portable moving and self-storage to people throughout the Hawaiian Islands who may need to evacuate their homes or move their belongings to safety. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b) With U-Box portable moving and self-storage, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box pod with you. U-Haul also can...

2013-07-29 23:01:34

As Tropical Storm Flossie heads for Hawaii, leading tarp supplier Tarps Plus stock piles poly tarps at its California headquarters in order to assure fast shipping for people in need of tarps. Palmdale, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Tropical Storm Flossie should not be a big threat to strong structures in the Hawaiian Island area but many people will need to cover their roofs as well as valuable belongings. The leading US tarp supplier has palletized over ten 40 foot containers of poly tarps...

Heaviest Rain North Of Tropical Storm Flossie's Center Seen By NASA
2013-07-26 11:37:41

NASA As Eastern Pacific Ocean's Tropical Storm Flossie continues to move further west toward Hawaii, NASA's TRMM satellite analyzed its rainfall. When NASA and the Japan Space Agency's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite passed over Tropical Storm Flossie, it measured rainfall rates occurring throughout the storm. TRMM noticed that the heaviest rainfall was occurring at a rate of 1.2 inches per hour north of the center. The heavy rain wrapped around the storm from the...

2013-07-25 23:18:54

Hawaii Wedding Planner Maui'd Forever get many requests from their clients to arrange a swim with dolphins. Now they can preview this activity in a newly released video. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) July 25, 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...

2013-07-25 23:01:50

$1 Million in Free Giveaways and Services to Highlight Saturday Celebration Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Convoy of Hope will make two stops on Oahu on Saturday, July 27 at Aloha Stadium and the Kapolei Fairgrounds and will provide a day of free goods and services. The community celebration is one of many Convoy of Hope will host in 2013 throughout the United States. The tour recently made a stop on Molokai, where nearly half the island’s population attended. What: A free...

2013-07-24 08:23:22

Hawaiian Island-based consortium of landowners pioneering production of bio-based fuels HONOLULU , July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Hawai`i BioEnergy LLC announced today they have signed an agreement for the carrier to purchase sustainable biofuel for its aircraft. Founded in 2006, Hawai`i BioEnergy is a consortium of three of Hawaii's largest landowners and three venture capital companies who plan to use locally grown feedstocks to produce biofuels. Alaska Airlines...

2013-07-23 16:21:06

HONOLULU, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA) ("Holdings" or the "Company"), parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. ("Hawaiian"), today reported its financial results for the second quarter of 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040827/LAF044LOGO) Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results Adjusted net income, reflecting economic fuel expense, of $12.6 million or $0.24 per diluted share. GAAP net income of $11.3 million or $0.21 cents...

2013-07-19 23:21:37

The award category “Hotel of the Year” recognizes a property that consistently epitomizes excellence in design, ambience, service, food and beverage, spa, family programs, innovation and social responsibility. Four Seasons Resort Maui is honored to be amongst an outstanding group of luxury properties. Maui, HI (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea has been nominated for Best Hotel of 2013 by Virtuoso, the leading luxury travel agency network which selects the Best...

2013-07-19 11:16:58

Analysis presented at the American Crystallographic Association Meeting in Hawaii may help researchers design a future vaccine against HIV/AIDS Designing an effective HIV/AIDS vaccine is something of a paradox: a good vaccine would be safe and look enough like HIV to kick-start the immune system into neutralizing the virus – but the problem is that this is exactly what the human immune system has trouble doing even when it's exposed to the real thing. Now a team of...

Healthy Life Expectancy State-By-State Analysis
2013-07-19 05:16:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Seniors living in Hawaii have the longest healthy life expectancy, while those living in the South, regardless of race, have the lowest, the CDC reported on Thursday in a state-by-state analysis of life expectancy for Americans 65 years of age. Healthy life expectancy (HLE) is a population health measure that estimates the number of expected years of life in good health for people at a given age. "Where you live in the United...


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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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