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Hurricanes Iselle and Julio
2014-08-08 02:05:45

A NASA satellite has observed heavy rainfall in Hurricane Iselle on its approach to Hawaii. NASA's TRMM Satellite captured rainfall rates within the storm as it passed overhead.

2014-08-06 12:28:38

-- Doubling Sales in 2014 Through Major Retail Chains in U.S. -- KOLOA, Hawaii, Aug.

2014-08-06 08:40:16

Standout Scenic Restaurants Cover 28 States; California, Washington, Hawaii, and Florida Claim Greatest Number of Winners SAN FRANCISCO, Aug.

2014-08-04 16:29:05

KAHULUI, Hawaii and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FlikMedia, Inc.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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,


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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