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2013-12-11 23:20:21

20th Annual Thea Awards Honors World’s Best Attractions Laie, HI (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The Polynesian Cultural Center’s (PCC) dedication to enhancing the guest experience with arts and culture has resulted in being awarded one of the attraction industry’s highest honors, a Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement. Presented by the Themed Entertainment Association, the Thea Awards, now in its 20th year, is considered the entertainment and attraction industry’s highest honor and...

2013-12-10 23:34:20

Whale Season is in Full Swing at Four Seasons Resort Maui through April 2014. Maui, HI (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Dan and John Cesere, two brothers who are professional underwater photographers and who call Maui “home,” will take part in Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea’s Artisan Showcase, appearing every Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. to display and discuss their images. The master scuba divers have traveled the globe to document the incredible world of marine life. They eagerly...

2013-12-06 23:02:59

Pooki’s Mahi brings 100% Hawaiian macadamia nuts at exceptional prices with free shipping in four collections to customers. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Pooki’s Mahi announced today it expanded the existing macadamia nut product line to include flavored, glazed, cocoa and brittle macadamia nuts from Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company. Pooki’s Mahi customers have requested additional flavors at sample and standard sizes in addition to the unsalted macadamia nuts. It took...

2013-12-04 23:32:57

Malama Chiropractic Clinic- Kailua-Kona’s top-ranked provider of chiropractic, acupuncture and massage services recently celebrated one decade of providing outstanding care to the people of West Hawaii. This milestone was marked by donating proceeds to local Kona charities. Kailua-Kona, HI (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 This November marks 10 years that Malama Chiropractic Clinic has been providing effective chiropractic treatments to the residents and visitors of Kailua-Kona, HI. Dr....

Scientists Find Rapid Warming Threatens Rich Seafloor Communities
2013-12-04 10:09:25

University of Hawaii at Manoa Deep inside the dramatic subpolar fjords of Antarctica, researchers from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa have discovered an unexpected abundance and diversity at the seafloor. During a recent expedition, UH scientists for the first time studied the seafloor communities of glacier dominated fjords along the west Antarctic Peninsula, a region undergoing very rapid climate warming. The scientists expected to find impoverished seafloor communities highly...

2013-12-02 23:02:35

Outrigger Enterprises Group to Provide More Than $500,000 Worth of Support to PVS Worldwide Voyage Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Outrigger Enterprises Group has announce the launch of a strategic partnership with the Polynesian Voyaging Society (PVS), pledging to provide more than $500,000 worth of support to further the mission of the PVS Worldwide Voyage through various fundraising efforts, cross marketing and global hosting at Outrigger hotels and resorts throughout the...


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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