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2014-05-07 23:05:56

Integration and Reporting of Data Key to Community Health Center Recognition as Patient-Centered Medical Homes San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 i2i Systems announced it has been selected by Hawaii Primary Care Association (HPCA) to build a data warehouse for Community Health Centers (CHCs) in Hawaii. California-based i2i Systems was selected to build the data warehouse that will enable Hawaii’s CHCs to accurately track the patients they treat, as well as report on the health...

2014-05-06 08:44:00

New Face of Hawaiian Tropic Winner Danielle Erb Reveals Her Favorite Getaways, and Invites Consumers to Share Their Own for the Chance to Win SHELTON, Conn., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Tropic(® )announced today that they are giving away a deluxe "dream escape" inspired by the transportive power of the iconic sun care brand. From its tropical aroma to its luxurious feel on the skin, Hawaiian Tropic sun protection provides an instantaneous escape the moment you open the bottle, take...

2014-05-05 23:11:35

Durable, Dependable Golf Course Transportation Kapolei, HI (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Ness Turf Equipment, the premier distributor of ag and turf solutions in Hawaii and the Outer Islands, announces the expansion of its Club Car® product line with the addition of Turf Utility Vehicles. Club Car Turf Utility Vehicles are the ideal form of transportation for supervising course maintenance and traversing across the golf course during your daily rounds. Jason Suzuki, Sales Representative,...

2014-05-05 16:26:38

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hawaii Cataract and Laser Institute (HCLI) welcomes Dr. John M. Tsue of Kona to its team of specialized eye doctors. As the owner of his own practice, Eyecare of Kona, the Doctor of Optometry, born and raised in Hilo, has been providing services to the community for the past 35 years. He expands the capabilities of his practice with advanced technology from the Hawaii Cataract and Laser Institute. Joining HCLI brings the...

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...


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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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'