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2014-08-04 16:29:05

KAHULUI, Hawaii and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FlikMedia, Inc. (formerly, Crossbox, Inc.) OTCBB: FLKM announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Flikdate, Inc. (www.flikdate.com) through a merger transaction consummated on July 26, 2014. The Company announced that as a result of the Flikdate(TM) Merger, that they are now a digital media company focused on designing, developing and bringing to market proprietary and patented video applications...

lionfish dinner
2014-08-04 03:00:51

University of Hawaii at Manoa Scientists have learned that recent fears of invasive lionfish causing fish poisoning may be unfounded. If so, current efforts to control lionfish by fishing derbies and targeted fisheries may remain the best way to control the invasion. And there’s a simple way to know for sure whether a lionfish is toxic: test it after it’s been cooked. Pacific lionfish were first reported off the coast of Florida in the 1980's, and have been gaining swiftly in number...

2014-08-01 23:06:35

Surftech team members Jack Bark and Carter Graves take the men’s and women’s stock paddleboard world championships. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Surftech athletes Jack Bark and Carter Graves won the prestigious Molokai 2 Oahu paddleboard World Championships this past weekend in Hawaii in commanding fashion shattering world records. Bark, Graves and 3rd place finisher Zeb Walsh were all on stock Surftech Bark Commanders. The event was the 18th running of the race and athletes...

Brother Of Hibiscus Is Found Alive And Well On Maui
2014-08-01 03:08:23

Pensoft Publishers Most people are familiar with Hibiscus flowers- they are an iconic symbol of tropical resorts worldwide where they are commonly planted in the landscape. Some, like Hawaii's State Flower- Hibiscus brackenridgei- are endangered species. Only a relatively few botanists and Hawaiian conservation workers, however, are aware of an equally beautiful and intriguing related group of plants known as Hibiscadelphus- literally "brother of Hibiscus". Brother of Hibiscus...

2014-08-01 00:20:31

KAMUELA, Hawaii, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paniolo Power Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Parker Ranch, Inc., has announced plans for a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) providers for a pumped-storage hydroelectric (PSH) system on Parker Ranch lands. The RFQ process will open in September. This Request for Qualifications is the first potential project to emerge from the utility-grade integrated resource plan (IRP) initiated by...

Pele Is Powerful, Even In The Sky
2014-07-30 03:13:40

University of Hawaii ‑ SOEST A recent study from the atmospheric scientists at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa revealed that although they are microscopic, gasses and particles from Kīlauea volcano exerted an influence on Tropical Storm Flossie—affecting the formation of thunderstorms and lightning in the sizable storm. In July 2013, as Flossie approached the Hawaiian Islands, satellites steadily monitored lightning, rainfall, cloud cover, temperature and winds, In addition,...

2014-07-29 23:12:21

With the “Experience More” Program and Special Pricing Throughout the Resort, Luxury is Affordable at Maui's only Forbes Five Star luxury resort. Wailea, Maui, HI (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Couples rule at Maui's only Forbes Five Star luxury resort, Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. This September through November, the focus is on activities and special services -- many of them free-- tailored to couples of all ages and interests. Best of all, the Maui weather is great and...

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2014-07-28 04:39:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online After spending the past four months living and working in a simulated Mars environment in Hawaii, six volunteers emerged from the mock base on Friday, various media outlets reported over the weekend. The individuals, who were participants in the second Hawaii Space Exploration Analog & Simulation (HI-SEAS) mission, spent 120 days before departing from “Mars” and returning to “Earth” at 2pm Eastern time on July 25....

2014-07-24 23:10:43

Rosslyn Travels launches a new artistic and user-friendly website, http://hawiitravel.com, featuring great values on trips to Hawaii, where President and travel author Andrea L. Charters provides links to travel values and writes about how the islands bring "focus, focus on fun, and the deep relaxation that can be achieved only by doing something one truly enjoys.” Arlington, Virginia (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 In the Hawaiian islands, writes Andrea, “one can spend a vacation getting...

2014-07-24 23:01:09

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, Hawaii's only Forbes five-star resort, announces the completion this month of its $3 million renovation of the famed Maile suite and the introduction of the new Lokelani presidential/residential three-bedroom suite, just in time to welcome summer guests vacationing to this luxury resort in Maui. Suite Guests will enjoy Double Round-trip Uber Black Car Service. Wailea, Maui, HI (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea announces the...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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