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2013-10-16 23:28:41

Tooshlights™, the first to market public restroom lighting system is paving the way for the future of public restrooms, letting patrons “know where to go” as denoted by the lighting systems installed above the public restroom stalls. Launching January 2014 under Co-founders Allen Klevens and Todd Bermann, this LED lighting system expedites restroom wait times, enhances restroom security, assures restroom privacy, and the lights are 100% accurate as to whether the restroom is...

2013-10-14 23:22:44

Maui'd Forever Hawaii Travel Packages Special offers round trip air, accommodations and car rental with only a $50 deposit per person. (PRWEB) October 14, 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 Hawaii travel package special from Pleasant...

2013-10-14 23:00:47

Takes Place November 20-24 and is Part of Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea's Unforgettable Events Program Maui, HI (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea has announced that Michael Chang, former French Open champion and world #2 ranked singles tennis player, has been added to the roster of five top pros who will be conducting the seventh annual Wailea Fantasy Tennis Camp. Held this year from November 20-24, 2013 at the Wailea Tennis Club and at the resort, the...

Diet Pill Linked To Hawaiian Hepatitis Outbreak
2013-10-09 15:38:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Health officials are acting quickly to inform consumers and begin an investigation of a growing number of non-viral hepatitis cases in Hawaii. Officials have linked the cases to a dietary supplement product labeled as OxyElite Pro, which is marketed as a weight-loss supplement. "In the interest of protecting public health, we are moving quickly to learn as much as possible," the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement. "We...

Hawaii Alaska Space Partnership
2013-10-08 15:19:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online They may be America’s youngest states, but Alaska and Hawaii are starting to flex some serious technological muscles through a recently announced joint partnership to develop rocket, satellite and other space exploration equipment and programs. The Memorandum of Understanding between the Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) -an organization created to allow Alaska to develop an aerospace industry - and the Hawaii Office of Aerospace...

2013-10-07 23:00:30

Wake up and save money with OfferHubb and Heavenly Hawaiian Coffee. Kona, Hawaii (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 OfferHubb is pleased to announce Heavenly Hawaiian Coffee (http://www.heavenlyhawaiian.com) of Kona, Hawaii is a new preferred OfferHubb merchant and is offering an exclusive discount to OfferHubb customers for their Coffee Club program. Heavenly Hawaiian Farm is located at 1600' elevation on the beautiful Kona coast on the Big Island of Hawaii. Kona Coffee is one of the most...

Study Shows Extrusive Volcanism Formed Hawaiian Islands
2013-10-07 09:17:25

University of Hawaii ‑ SOEST A recent study by researchers at the University of Hawaii – Manoa (UHM) School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) and the University of Rhode Island (URI) changes the understanding of how the Hawaiian Islands formed. Scientists have determined that it is the eruptions of lava on the surface, extrusion, which grow Hawaiian volcanoes, rather than internal emplacement of magma, as was previously thought. Before this work, most scientists...

2013-10-05 23:00:58

Many consider Hawaii to be the perfect vacation destination, but for the first-time visitor it can be quite daunting to plan a vacation that includes all of the major attractions without overlooking the popular locations that only the “locals” know about. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 Many consider Hawaii to be the perfect vacation destination, but for the first-time visitor it can be quite daunting to plan a vacation that includes all of the major attractions without...


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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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