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2014-05-21 23:01:45

Permanent Operations Center Established in Kona i (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Kona, Hawai‘ SolarCity has expanded to Hawai‘i Island with the launch of a permanent operations center in Kona. The company is already providing clean energy to its first 100 customers on Hawai‘i Island, and has also completed a solar power system at the Kona Airport through a partnership with the Department of Transportation (DOT). “This was the next sensible step for SolarCity, as we expand our facilities and...

2009-03-25 07:00:00

HONOLULU, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mesa Air Group, Inc., (Nasdaq: MESA) today announced it has concluded a code share agreement with Hawaii Island Air Inc. (dba Island Air). Effective March 25, 2009 and available for immediate travel, Mesa's independent Hawai'i operation, dba go!, will begin marketing services to be flown by Island Air between Kahului, Maui and Hilo, the Big Island and Lihu'e, Kaua'i; Honolulu and Kapalua, Maui; Honolulu and Lana'i; Honolulu and Moloka'i; Kahului,...

2008-06-19 00:00:20

Searchers Wednesday had no success in finding a small airplane carrying a pilot and two Japanese tourists that disappeared the day before. The Cessna 172 took off from Kona Airport Tuesday morning for a tour of Kilauea and the Big Island but failed to return, KITV in Honolulu reported. Tourism industry officials said the two passengers were from Japan. Sources told the TV station the pilot of the plane, operated by the Hawaii Flight Academy, had been flying in the region for the past...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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