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2014-05-01 23:05:54

Gym members in Central Florida can now participate in an amazing contest for a chance to win a dream vacation to Hawaii simply by checking in on Facebook when they workout in any of the Altamonte Springs, Clermont, Dr. Phillips / Orlando, Mount Dora or Saint Cloud health club locations. Orlando, Fl (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 What could be better than a tropical vacation to one of the most exotic destinations in the world? Members of Gold's Gym Altamonte Springs, Clermont, Dr....

2014-04-30 23:24:57

Stylish Shark-Repellent Swimwear, Wetsuits and Surfboards, with solid science behind them, are finding their way to waves around the world as The Surf Lady (Veronica Grey), the owner of the designs and trademarks, enters into non-exclusive licensing agreements with Boz Wetsuits and Joe DeMarco Surfboards. North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Stylish Shark-Repellent Swimwear, Wetsuits and Surfboards, with solid science behind them, are finding their way to waves around the...

2014-04-30 23:03:47

Gym goers at Gold's Gym in Alexandria can check in on Facebook for a chance to win a tropical Hawaiian vacation just for working out and getting in shape. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Gold's Gym Alexandria is offering the trip of a lifetime to one lucky winner to one of the most sought after vacation destinations in the world. This one of a kind check-in and win contest gives gym members the chance to win a trip to the one and only Hawaii. Gym members will have an...

2014-04-30 16:27:16

HONOLULU, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Engineered for Excellence. Built for Performance." This is the pledged outcome for members at ENGINE© Sports Lab, but does it really work? McKenna Granato, a volleyball player and senior at Punahou High School, believes it does. Her parents, coaches, and teammates agree. According to Granato, since working out at ENGINE Sports Lab, she is stronger and quicker, and has increased her vertical jump by three inches since January. ENGINE...

2014-04-30 00:20:46

HONOLULU, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. (Hawaiian Electric), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HEI) (NYSE: HE), today reported that the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) issued four decisions and orders that collectively represent a comprehensive set of energy policies and guidelines for the state of Hawaii, including resource planning and operational directives to the Hawaiian Electric utilities: -- Integrated...

2014-04-28 23:00:53

YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide is proud to announce that it will be holding its revolutionary Mind Body Fitness Conference in Honolulu, HI from May 8 – 11, 2014. The conference is designed for students working towards a Yoga Alliance registry, earning continuing education credits (CECs), or simply deepening their yoga practice. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide is proud to announce that it will be holding its revolutionary Mind Body Fitness...

2014-04-28 08:34:31

One of California's Largest Contractors Looks to Replicate Success in Hawaii; Vice President Dave Zarubin Tapped as Office Lead HONOLULU, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webcor Builders ("Webcor"), one of the the largest general contractors in California with offices in San Francisco, Alameda, Los Angeles and San Diego, has opened a new office in Honolulu. Located at 1003 Bishop St. in the Pauahi Tower, this office will serve as a hub as the company develops its Pacific Rim operations...

2014-04-25 23:01:57

Online directory Storage.com announces partnership with A-American Self Storage, which operates storage locations in California, Hawaii, Missouri, and Nevada. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Online directory Storage.com, where storage seekers can find, compare, and rent storage throughout the United States, is partnering with A-American Self Storage, which operates storage locations in California, Hawaii, Missouri, and Nevada. The goal of this partnership is to drive more customers to...

2014-04-23 20:21:12

HONOLULU, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new opinion poll reveals that Hawaiian Electric (HECO) has a significant public image problem: an overwhelming number of Hawaii residents (94%) support more rooftop solar, and 90% believe that HECO is slowing rooftop solar to protect its profits. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130828/SF71040LOGO The poll confirms that most residents are very familiar with and supportive of rooftop solar; a third have family members with...

2014-04-23 16:21:07

The Company Also Announces Appointments in Sales and Marketing Team HONOLULU, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polynesian Adventure Tours announced the appointment of Sandra Weir as President. Ms. Weir previously served as Director, Business Development for Norwegian Cruise Line in Hawaii from March 2005 to October 2011, establishing key relationships and developing new products including Kauai's only theatrical luau, Luau Kalamaku. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77465...


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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