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2012-10-01 23:02:00

Pop-A-Lock of Honolulu Receives the 2012 Towman ACE Award. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 The American Towman Magazine recently announced its recipients of the 2012 Towman ACE Award. Of the top 1% of towing operations in the country, Pop-A-Lock of Honolulu was named for service and professionalism. The magazine lists its criteria for receiving the award as meeting ETA's, expressed customer satisfaction, and overall professionalism. Jack and Cathy Walker, owners of Pop-A-Lock of...

2012-09-25 10:20:50

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines launched its Permanent Fund Dividend sale today, featuring savings on air fares, Vacations packages and 25 percent off freight shipping within the state of Alaska. The special PFD rates are on routes between Alaska and the Lower 48 states, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico for travel purchased by Oct. 30, 2012. "This sale features some very attractive fares so that residents receiving their checks next month can plan ahead...

2012-09-24 14:20:06

HONOLULU, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is inviting school-aged children in Hawai'i to create artwork honoring the unique culture of the Aloha State that will adorn a Boeing 737-800 in a "Paint the Plane" contest. In partnership with the Hawai'i State Department of Education (DOE) and the Hawai'i Association of Independent Schools (HAIS), contest forms will be distributed to more than 400 schools and 218,000 students throughout the Islands. Students in kindergarten through...

2012-09-14 10:21:32

HONOLULU, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles Willis IV, Chairman of Gavarnie Holding LLC (Gavarnie), the parent company of Hawai'i Island Air, doing business as Island Air - one of Hawai'i's most respected regional carriers - announced today the appointment of Michael Rodyniuk to Garvarnie's Board of Directors. Mr. Rodyniuk will assume the position of Executive Vice Chairman of Gavarnie. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120914/NY74708 ) "Michael has been active in a...

2012-09-10 10:20:42

HONOLULU, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian regional carrier, Island Air, announced the signing of a letter of intent today, leasing five ATR 42 jet prop aircraft. The announcement is the next step in the carrier's New Business Plan (NBP) launched earlier this year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120910/NY70932) The agreement was reached with Chicago's Aerway Leasing, LLC for 5 ATR 42 jet prop aircraft which will enable a dramatic upgrade in scale and service for the...

2012-09-06 06:20:38

HONOLULU, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 50 Medal of Honor recipients will be on hand Oct. 6 for a book signing open to the public as part of the 2012 Medal of Honor Convention. Tickets for the event are $20 and can be purchased at MedalofHonorConvention2012.com. Recipients will meet and greet the public during two signing sessions: 9-11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hale Koa Hotel. This event is open exclusively for those who purchase tickets in advance. Only 500 tickets for each...

2012-08-31 06:21:46

HONOLULU, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., announced today that Scott Topping, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will be making a presentation at the Deutsche Bank Aviation and Transportation Conference to be held on Thursday, September 6, 2012, from 3:55-4:25 p.m., at The Pierre Hotel in New York, NY. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040827/LAF044LOGO) An audiocast of the presentation will...

2012-08-31 06:21:43

HONOLULU, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., announced today that Scott Topping, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will be making a presentation at the Dahlman Rose Transportation Conference to be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2012, from 10:15-10:45 a.m., at The Omni Berkshire Hotel in New York, NY. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040827/LAF044LOGO) About Hawaiian AirlinesHawaiian has led all U.S....

2012-08-13 10:20:24

HONOLULU, Hawaii, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Local businesses and national companies alike are lining up to be part of history, as Honolulu hosts 55 of America's 81 living Medal of Honor recipients this fall at the 2012 Medal of Honor Society Convention. Recipients from World War II up to the current conflict in Afghanistan will be in attendance. The Medal of Honor Society gathers each year to reunite living members, as they continue their legacy of inspiring our youth, honoring...

2012-08-13 02:23:40

HONOLULU, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DFS Hawaii employees set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® by creating the world's largest coffee mosaic art to celebrate the upcoming Art of Hawaiian Coffee event at DFS Galleria Waikiki. The mosaic, from 5,642 cups of coffee with 10 different shades, created a familiar and much-loved image for Hawaii -- Elvis, during his 'Blue Hawaii' movie days. Guinness World Records® had an official adjudicator onsite. DFS Galleria Waikiki's second annual...


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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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