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2014-07-21 08:21:20

HONOLULU, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first of 13 teams competing in the Great Pacific Race arrives into Waikiki, setting a new world record and completing their epic 2,100 nautical mile ocean row. They left Monterey, California on June 9th at 10am and are expected to arrive into Waikiki, Hawaii early on Tuesday 22nd July. WHAT: GREAT PACIFIC RACE [http://greatpacificrace.com ], inaugural and first-of-its kind rowing race across the Pacific. The winning team will...

2014-07-10 16:20:45

Readers placed Hawaiian Airlines among top domestic carriers for sixth consecutive year HONOLULU, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines has once again been ranked by Travel + Leisure readers nationwide as the top domestic carrier serving Hawai'i, according to the magazine's 2014 World's Best Awards. The results of the survey, conducted between December 2, 2013 and March 31, 2014, were released by the magazine last week....

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...

2014-06-25 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...

2014-06-09 00:21:10

MONTEREY, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great Pacific Race, launching in Monterey, CA will commence at 10am PT and 10 crews are expected to row the Pacific Ocean - four solos, two pairs, and four four-man crews. Three other crews, originally slated to take part in the race, have delayed their starts due to the late arrival of their boats. Dubbed "the biggest baddest human endurance challenge on the planet" the Great Pacific Race is the first-ever organized rowing event to cross...

2014-05-29 23:18:07

Yearly Autodesk User Event Provides the Latest Updates and Features for 2015 Autodesk Releases and Features Industry Specialist and Hawaiian Native Sasha Reed Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 U.S. CAD announces that its annual Hawaii Solutions Day user event has been scheduled for June 12, 2014. This half-day event features various sessions revolving around the latest in the Autodesk releases and this year, the event includes guest speaker Sasha Reed, the Director of Strategic...

2014-05-27 12:21:55

Leisure carrier to launch new Toronto-Honolulu non-stop flights, operate Vancouver-Honolulu/Maui service TORONTO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada today announced that its leisure carrier subsidiary, Air Canada rouge(TM), is expanding service to Hawaii with the introduction of new year-round non-stop flights between Toronto and Honolulu. The new route, offering the only non-stop service between Toronto and Hawaii, will begin November 26, 2014. Flights will be operated...

2014-05-23 08:22:42

Leading global telecommunications professional organization engages with N6A to increase media exposure, amplify social media efforts, and drive broader brand awareness. NEW YORK, SAN FRANCISCO and HONOLULU, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North 6(th) Agency (N6A), an award-winning communications agency based in New York City and San Francisco, today announced it has partnered with global telecommunications professional organization Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC). As part of...

2014-05-15 12:22:03

HONOLULU, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines will celebrate a successful 10 years of service from Australia this Sunday, May 18, marking the milestone with celebrations for guests onboard the day's anniversary flights between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Honolulu International Airport (HNL). Hawaiian, the only U.S. carrier that flies to Brisbane Airport (BNE), also announced that beginning Dec. 5, 2014, travelers on its HNL-BNE route will enjoy more legroom and on-demand,...


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Charles L. Veach
2012-10-01 17:13:09

Charles Lacy Veach served as a United States Air Force fighter pilot for over 14 years before being selected as a NASA Astronaut in 1984. Veach served as an astronaut until his passing from cancer on October 3, 1995 in Houston, Texas. “Lacy” Veach was born in Chicago, Illinois and with his family moved to Honolulu, Hawaii. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall E. Veach, still reside in Honolulu. Veach graduated from Punahou School in 1962 and went forward in his academics to the United...

Weather Reference Library
2012-09-03 15:50:59

Honolulu is located in the Pacific Ocean and has a mostly marine time climate. Honolulu has a pretty consistent temperature average from month to month. This is a look at the La-Nina impacts on the local area. January 2010: For the month of January it is typical to see average high temps in the 80’s while overnight lows drop into the 70’s. During the El-Nino event January temps were 60% of the month at the normal, while 40% of the month was marked with above temps and 0% of the month...

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-19 19:12:29

If you live Honolulu Hawaii or the surrounding low elevation area’s this is what you can roughly expect to see with impacts of the three features below when it comes to your heating and cooling budget. The above graph shows the situations that occurred during previous phases of all three events such as normal conditions along with EL-Nino and La-Nina. During a normal cycle it is easy to see that the cooling degree days during March were around 355.5 days. During the same month of March...

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-19 19:06:01

Honolulu, located in the Pacific Ocean, has a mostly marine time climate and has a pretty consistent temperature average from month to month. This is a look at the La-Nina impacts on the local area. January 2012: For the month of January it is typical to see average high temps in the 80’s while overnight lows drop into the 70’s. During the La-Nina event January temps were normal 71% of the month at the, with above temps 23% of the month and 6% of the month found the temps dropping...

2012-06-18 04:29:49

Symbol: CYAC5 Group: Dicot Family: Campanulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: HI    N Synonyms:   CYACC Cyanea acuminata (Gaudich.) Hillebr. var. calycina Hosaka   CYOC4 Cyanea occultans H. St. John Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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