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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....

2014-04-16 16:21:05

Non-Stop Service to First Mainland China Destination Gateway Launches HONOLULU, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines has reached a new milestone today as it launched three-times weekly non-stop service to Beijing, the latest addition to its expanded international network and first mainland China destination. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75688 The departure of Flight HA 897 was preceded by festivities at the boarding gate at Honolulu International Airport...

2014-03-25 08:25:35

Startup News Organization Scours Download Data and Social Media to Discover Which Musical Genre is Most Popular in 100 US Cities NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vocativ (vocativ.com), a global media organization delivering news and information for the Digital Generation, today announced the publication of its "Deep Web" guide to America's musical tastes, an index that reveals the genre of music most popular in each of 100 US cities. The guide sources data from the open Internet -...

2014-03-04 16:23:44

HONOLULU, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use will begin a four-day study visit of the Blaisdell Center complex. The panel of land use experts will work with Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell in developing a strategy for creating a vibrant culture and arts district that is anchored by redevelopment of the iconic performing arts and exhibition complex....

2014-02-11 20:21:36

HONOLULU, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 11, 2014, the board of directors of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE-HE) (HEI) maintained the regular quarterly cash dividend of 31 cents per share, payable March 12, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 25, 2014 (ex-dividend date is February 21, 2014). The dividend is equivalent to an annual rate of $1.24 per share. Dividends have been paid continuously since 1901. At the indicated annual...

2014-01-29 23:26:17

The Sage customer roadshows continue in three major US cities, showcasing Sage ERP Document Management as an integrated tool to increase business efficiencies. Laguna Hills, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Altec Products, Inc., a leader in enterprise document management and workflow solutions, announced today their continued participation in a series of Sage roadshow meetings held in 18 strategic cities across the U.S. targeting over 2000 Sage customers, prospects and partners. These...

2014-01-22 23:29:17

Damian Smith a chiropractor in Honolulu, Hawaii recently announced a partnership with Inception Chiropractic Websites to build a new chiropractic educational website. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Damian Smith a chiropractor in Honolulu, Hawaii recently announced a partnership with Inception Chiropractic Websites to build a new chiropractic educational website.         The chiropractic profession has grown significantly since its inception...

2014-01-22 23:23:27

Video Series Show the Front Lines of Pacific Sea Level Rise Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Pacific Islanders in Micronesia, Palau and the Marshall Islands are watching their homelands vanish, as sea levels rise at an alarming rate due to climate change. The devastating effects on island livelihood are documented in three new videos "Vanishing Islands," "Changing Palau," and "Encroaching Seas" by LYON.US.com, a Hawaii-based planning and engineering...


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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
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.