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2014-04-15 20:21:04

HONOLULU, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HEI) (NYSE - HE) said today that it plans to announce its first quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. In addition, American Savings Bank, F.S.B. (American), a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of HEI, plans to announce its first quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, the same day American expects to file financial reports to meet regulatory filing requirements. HEI...

2014-04-15 12:21:03

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operational readiness of the U.S. Navy's MK-48 heavyweight torpedo inventory will continue to be ensured by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]. The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded Lockheed Martin a contract option worth approximately $10 million to support the Navy's intermediate-level maintenance activities for all MK-48 torpedoes. This is the first option exercised from a contract awarded in 2013 and brings the total contract...

2014-04-14 12:35:08

Consumers Urged by Genworth CEO to Discuss and Create a Plan for One of the Nation's Most Important and Pervasive Social Issues RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 11(th) year, the Genworth (NYSE: GNW) 2014 Cost of Care Survey shows the cost to receive long term care services at home in Hawaii through a home health aide increased over the past five years. On a national level, the survey shows a dramatic increase in facility based care, such as an assisted living facility or...

2014-04-10 23:31:13

Precise Maneuvering for Maximum Productivity Kapolei, HI (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Ness Turf Equipment, the premier distributor of ag and turf solutions in Hawaii and the Outer Islands, announces the expansion of its Toro® product line with the Sand Pro® 2040Z. The zero-turn design of the Toro Sand Pro 2040Z mechanical rake maximizes productivity and maneuverability. The Toro 2040Z is ideal for daily bunker raking and will reduce overall golf course maintenance costs. Jason...

2014-04-10 23:29:35

Beginning April 11th, 2014 Global Virtual Studio (GVS), in partnership with the County of Hawaii and the state’s Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT), the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation (HSDC), and Creative Industries Division (CID) is set to launch the GVS Transmedia Accelerator. Kailua-Kona, HI (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Hawaii entrepreneurs in the creative industries are often forced to take their talents outside of Hawaii to create intellectual...

2014-04-08 23:30:43

Global Eco Innovations agrees to represent A. S. Trust & Holdings to identify distributors throughout Asia for multiblend hydrocarbon refrigerants. Kaneohe, Hawaii (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Global Eco Innovations Co. Ltd. Japan (GEIJ) (http://www.gei-jp.com), an energy-savings sales and consulting company in Tokyo, Japan, has agreed to represent A.S. Trust & Holdings, developer of the climate-friendly hydrocarbon refrigerants R441A and R443A, in creating a network of distributors in...

2014-04-08 08:32:25

22-member hospital network likes market's ability to increase speed-to-value IRVING, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- aptitude LLC announced today that the West Coast Purchasing Coalition (WCPC), a 22-member hospital network spanning five states, including Arizona, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington, will be joining healthcare's first direct contracting market. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130422/NY98454LOGO The coalition has a combined annual spend of $2.1...

2014-04-07 23:26:23

Windsurfing Clinic with World Champions, Ever- Popular Tennis and Cycling Camps with Top Pros, Master Vintners and Virtuoso Violinist are on the Slate at the Luxurious Maui Resort Wailea, Maui, Hawaii (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, Maui’s only Forbes Five-Star Resort, announces its fall 2014 lineup of Unforgettable Events, a series of one-of-a-kind experiences tailored to the resort’s active lifestyle guests, featuring favorite tennis and cycling camps, and...

2014-04-07 23:01:49

Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s Fabled North Shore will host Louie Schwartzberg, a celebrated cinematographer, director and producer, as part of its new Wonder & Wellness workshop series from June 19-22, 2014. Oahu, HI (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s Fabled North Shore will host Louie Schwartzberg, a celebrated cinematographer, director and producer, as part of its new Wonder & Wellness workshop series from June 19-22, 2014. This is the first time Schwartzberg...

2014-03-28 16:23:08

OAKLAND, Calif., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente announced today that Janet Liang, president of the organization's Hawaii Region, has been promoted to chief operating officer for the Northern California Region. Mary Ann Barnes, senior vice president and executive director for Kaiser Permanente's San Diego Service Area, has been promoted to regional president of Hawaii. The official transition begins immediately, with Liang and Barnes both moving into their new roles...


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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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