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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,...

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...

2014-04-28 08:34:31

One of California's Largest Contractors Looks to Replicate Success in Hawaii; Vice President Dave Zarubin Tapped as Office Lead HONOLULU, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webcor Builders ("Webcor"), one of the the largest general contractors in California with offices in San Francisco, Alameda, Los Angeles and San Diego, has opened a new office in Honolulu. Located at 1003 Bishop St. in the Pauahi Tower, this office will serve as a hub as the company develops its Pacific Rim operations...

2014-04-17 23:00:48

Celebrate Earth Day with Aston Hotels & Resorts on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Book a stay at any of Aston’s 27 hotels, resorts, villas and cottages in Hawaii, California, Nevada and Florida on Earth Day, and we’ll make a donation to the Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative on the Island of Hawaii. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Celebrate Earth Day with Aston Hotels & Resorts on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Book a stay at any of Aston’s 27 hotels, resorts, villas and...

2014-04-17 16:21:33

HONOLULU, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines today announced the signing of a codeshare agreement with Air China, China's exclusive national flag carrier, that leverages the reach of their respective hubs in Honolulu and Beijing to offer more options and a more streamlined experience for customers traveling to further destinations. The new partnership takes effect following Hawaiian's launch of its three-times weekly nonstop service to Beijing yesterday....


Latest Honolulu Reference Libraries

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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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