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2014-11-25 12:28:48

Six-year tally exceeds $1.4 million, aiding countless individuals and families SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-21 23:07:01

A homeowner’s policy will cover fire damage from a volcanic eruption, the policy may not cover water, ash, or earthquake damage, says Darras. Ontario, CA (PRWEB)

2014-11-21 23:06:56

Renewable Energy Leads are expanding their generation of residential solar leads to Hawaii after success in the continental United States.

2014-11-20 23:11:13

Guests Who Book Four Seasons Resort Maui’s Luxury Winter Stay Now Can Count on Up Close and Personal Experience of Lifetime During December to April Annual Migration of Humpback Whales

2014-11-19 23:14:15

Luxury Hawaiian resort teams up with premium California vintners, virtuoso violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn, and Hawaii's celebrated musician Makana for 3rd Annual Vintage Wine Weekend event held

2014-11-11 16:21:23

Transaction value of $0.72 Per Common Share Plus Repayment of Debt HONOLULU, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX) and Horizon Lines, Inc.

2014-11-11 16:21:13

-- Matson to acquire all outstanding shares of Horizon Lines immediately after Pasha acquires Horizon's Hawaii trade lane business CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov.

2014-11-11 16:20:52

Neighbor Island Guests Receive Commemorative Postcard, Historic Logo Stickers and Wrigley Gum HONOLULU, Nov.

2014-11-10 08:32:13

Premiere Food Military Broker Opens Up KonaRed To New Opportunity KOLOA, Hawaii, Nov.

2014-11-06 16:21:24

HONOLULU, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc.


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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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