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2014-07-02 16:24:47

HONOLULU, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Guests who "Check in for Babies" at Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Hawaii (The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Sheraton Waikiki and Sheraton Maui) can donate $1.00 to the March of Dimes for each night of their stay, and help fund lifesaving programs for Hawaii's moms and babies. One of the programs that will benefit from the campaign is March of Dimes NICU Family Support® at Kapiolani...

research outlines the story of soot
2014-07-02 03:36:39

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (Berkeley Lab) and the University of Hawaii have uncovered the first step in the process that transforms gas-phase molecules into solid particles like soot and other carbon-based compounds. The finding could help combustion chemists make more-efficient, less-polluting fuels and help materials scientists fine-tune their carbon nanotubes and graphene sheets for faster, smaller...

2014-06-30 23:21:31

Larry Schlesinger, M.D. Named to Prestigious Group of Cosmetic Specialists Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 RealSelf.com has awarded its most coveted award, the RealSelf 100, to Dr. Larry Schlesinger of Honolulu, Hawaii. The accolade recipients are selected from a community of over 6,000 specialty physicians based on criteria, which includes patient reviews and consumer feedback. Tom Seery, CEO and Founder of RealSelf, also recognized Dr. Schlesinger as a leading social media influencer...

2014-06-30 16:20:37

Ceremony set to take place on July 1, 15 years to the day from the closing of the former Barber's Point Naval Air Base John Rogers Field on Oahu. KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mokulele Airlines has announced that it will host a grand opening celebration on July 1 at the airline's newest service location, Kalaeloa Airport on west Oahu, marking the successful conclusion of a year of preparations. Kalaeloa is located at the former Barber's Point Naval Air Base John...

2014-06-30 04:22:06

Grower's Secret and Proteus invest in the future of biological agriculture. SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grower's Secret(TM), Inc. a Hawaii-grown company and Certified B Corporation, specializing in organic plant growth enhancers and eco-friendly fertilizers, announces the closing of a strategic acquisition of and investment in Midwestern BioAg, Inc. Midwestern BioAg, founded in 1983 and headquartered in Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, has developed methods to increase soil...

2014-06-26 20:20:23

New flight being added to meet the demand for service from Kamuela which has exceeded EAS expectations. KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mokulele Airlines has announced that it is expanding its service between Kamuela-Waimea on the Big Island and Kahului, Maui by adding a third daily roundtrip flight to meet growing demand. Mokulele began offering service form Kamuela in September 2013 after being awarded the Essential Air Service (EAS) contract from the Hawaii...

2014-06-25 12:23:10

Shoreline Hotel Waikiki and Coconut Waikiki Hotel Encourage Travelers to Leave their Cares and Cars Behind SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joie de Vivre's Hawaiian properties--Shoreline Hotel Waikiki and Coconut Waikiki Hotel--are launching the first-of-its-kind Oahu Car-Free Campaign this summer to encourage guests to leave the car culture of their everyday lives behind and embrace the true spirit of island living. To reduce their carbon footprint and inspire their guests to...

2014-06-24 12:28:49

Dr. Michael Bennett Only Private Sector Surgeon Selected Nationwide HONOLULU, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Bennett MD, FACS, founder of The Retina Institute of Hawaii, has been named one of thirteen prestigious surgeons across the United States to conduct the procedure for the Argus® II Retinal Prosthesis System. The Argus II (also called the "bionic eye") is an implantable visual prosthetic and was selected in 2013 CNN's Top 10, Time Magazine's Best Inventions and in...

2014-06-24 12:24:10

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A rare opportunity to own an elegant estate in the prominent Hualalai Resort neighborhood has arisen, with award-winning real estate expert Harold Clarke announcing the exclusive offering of a spectacular luxury custom home in the heart of Kona-Kohala Coast, through LuxuryBigIsland.com. Luxurious properties such as this are only offered exclusively through respected Realtors, like Harold Clarke, who has a long history of success....

2014-06-20 23:08:04

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea is the First Resort in the World to offer Complimentary “Double Round Trips” in association with Uber. Wailea, Maui, HI (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The management team at Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, Maui's only Forbes five-star resort, must never sleep. Listen to what they’ve dreamed up now for guests who book a stay in one of the Resort’s luxury Ocean-front or Residential suites—an inclusive, amenities rich experience wrapped into one...


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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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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