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USS Kailua
2014-12-06 10:48:15

Researchers from the University of Hawai'i (UH) and NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries today announced the discovery of an intact "ghost ship" in 2,000 feet of water nearly 20 miles off the coast of Oahu.

2014-12-03 16:22:17

American Savings Bank will Continue to be a Leading Financial Institution Serving and Investing in Hawaii HONOLULU, Dec.

2014-12-03 16:22:07

Nation's leading clean energy company to support Hawaii in achieving a more affordable clean energy future JUNO BEACH, Fla. and HONOLULU, Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc.

dusty planetary system
2014-12-03 11:13:00

Planet hunters received some good news recently. A new study concluded that, on average, sun-like stars aren't all that dusty. Less dust means better odds of snapping clear pictures of the stars' planets in the future.

2014-12-02 23:09:42

Thirteen AHFI attorneys also individually recognized Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) December 02, 2014 Benchmark Litigation, the guide to America's leading

2014-12-02 16:21:24

Second Daily Seasonal Non-Stop Between Los Angeles and Maui also Returns in 2015 HONOLULU, Dec.

2014-12-01 23:01:31

In honor of #GivingTuesday, Nutrex Hawaii Inc., makers of natural Hawaiian microalgae supplements, will donate 10 percent of all sales at Nutrex-Hawaii.com on December 2, 2014 to the Hawaii Island

2014-12-01 16:23:10

- Local Entrepreneurs Bring Savings to Businesses and Residents in The Aloha State - LARGO, Fla., Dec.

2014-11-26 23:02:07

Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing welcomes Timothy Irons, Nick Kacprowski, and Zachary DiIonno Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) November 26, 2014

2014-11-25 16:21:31

HONOLULU, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, announced today that Matson Navigation Company, Inc.


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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