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2012-12-06 08:20:50

HONOLULU, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), today announced its systemwide traffic statistics for the month of November and year-to-date. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040827/LAF044LOGO) Systemwide Operations NOVEMBER 2012 2011 % Change -------- ---- ---- -------- PAX...

2012-12-03 08:20:34

HONOLULU, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines today announced plans to launch nonstop service between Taipei, Taiwan and Honolulu in July 2013, further extending the airline's strategic expansion into Asia. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121203/LA22401) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040827/LAF044LOGO) The new service, which would operate three times a week, capitalizes on the extension of the U.S. Visa Waiver Program to cover citizens of Taiwan....

2012-11-28 16:23:31

HONOLULU, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all runners for the first-ever Honolulu Rainbow Ekiden relay race, taking place in beautiful Waikiki on Sunday, March 3, 2013! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121128/LA20408) Participants will join runners from Hawaii, the U.S. mainland, Japan, and other Pacific Rim countries attending the 19(th) Annual Honolulu Festival. Ekiden has been a traditional Japanese marathon style relay race for more than 90 years that is gaining...

2012-11-27 20:20:06

HONOLULU, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines today continued its expansion into new international markets, with the launch of nonstop service to Brisbane, Australia, capital city of the State of Queensland. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121127/LA19821) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040827/LAF044LOGO) Passengers of today's inaugural flight departing Honolulu enjoyed a festive island-style send-off, featuring live Hawaiian music and hula, a...

2012-11-26 20:20:34

HONOLULU, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Allen Fishman, Founder and executive president of The Alternative Board, (TAB) International, the world's largest franchise system providing peer advisory boards and coaching services for business owners, announced today that The Alternative Board (TAB) will be opening five TAB offices in Hawaii: 2 in Oahu, and 1 each in Kauai, Maui and the Big Island. Voicing his excitement relating to TAB's Aloha State expansion, Mr. Fishman said, "We view Hawaii...

2012-11-20 12:20:32

HONOLULU, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- School-aged children in Hawaii have just 10 more days to submit their artwork for Alaska Airlines' statewide "Paint the Plane" contest. The contest is a partnership between the airline, Hawaii State Department of Education and the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools, and encourages students to create artwork honoring the unique culture of the Aloha State. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade from public, private and home schools across the...

2012-11-19 08:20:33

HONOLULU, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roberts Hawaii and GreenCar are partnering to provide visitors to Poipu, Kauai, with a more sustainable, full-circle transportation solution with an express shuttle to and from the airport and car-sharing at the hotel. This partnership is designed for visitors who are seeking convenience, affordability and a greener Hawaii. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121119/LA15697) Roberts Hawaii's new express shuttle provides transportation from...

2012-11-15 08:21:43

HONOLULU, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, announced that Ku'uhaku Park has joined Matson Navigation Company, Inc. ("Matson") as vice president, government and community relations, at the company's headquarters in Honolulu. Park will be responsible for directing Matson's government relations and community service activities in Hawaii. He also will lead the company's efforts in promoting and developing the Matson...

2012-11-15 08:20:57

HONOLULU and SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines and Virgin America, two award-winning U.S. airlines, today announced new cooperative marketing agreements that expand the reach of their respective networks and provide a range of new travel benefits for their customers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040827/LAF044LOGO) Starting today, members of HawaiianMiles, the Hawaiian Airlines loyalty program, are able to redeem their miles for award travel on all...

2012-11-13 08:28:12

HONOLULU, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) dedicated two new pavilions at the Honolulu Memorial on Sunday, November 11, 2012. Following the annual Veterans Day ceremony hosted by the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, attendees gathered around the new pavilions for a traditional Hawaiian "maile lai" ceremony. Attendees at the pavilion dedication included ABMC Secretary Max Cleland, Senator Daniel Akaka, Congresswoman Colleen...


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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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