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2013-06-21 23:03:17

Competitive triathlete Barbara Ann Bernard announces her desire to earn a spot in the IRONMAN triathlon along with her cousin who was born cerebral palsy and severe scoliosis. The pair are competing now for a spot as part of the Kona Inspired program. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Triathlon competition may be a solitary pursuit, but veteran triathlete Barbara Ann Bernard has a unique and inspiring training partner — her cousin, Win Charles. Not only does Charles train with Bernard,...

2013-06-20 23:14:37

Living with two major medical conditions would be excuse enough for most people to sit still. For Aspen, Co. native Win Charles, it´s the perfect motivation to get up and move – as a triathlete. Charles and her triathlon partner, Barbara Ann Bernard, hope to move all the way to the Big Island of Hawaii this fall. At stake is a slot in the IRONMAN Kona Inspired program, which awards seven starting spots in the annual IRONMAN World Championship event on Hawaii´s Kona Coast....

2013-04-16 23:03:16

Hawaiian brewer gives fresh look to bottles and packaging while reducing carbon footprint with 5% lighter bottle. The new custom bottles will be in stores in all 36 states where Kona beer is sold starting mid April 2013 and as well as being lighter have new embossed features, a die-cut hand illustrated label and updated packaging. Kailua-Kona, Hawaii (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 Building on strong growth numbers from 2012, Kona Brewing Company will soon be showing an updated look to beer drinkers...

2013-04-16 23:02:45

The Services of Bernice Roberto are Now Available with Maui'd Forever's Wedding and Vow Renewal Packages. Kailua Kona, Hawaii (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 Maui'd Forever is one of Hawaii's few full service, all-Hawaiian Islands wedding planner and coordinator. Founded in 2003 by entrepreneur Mark Steffan, the company operates on the Hawaiian Islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island of Hawaii. They use over 150 different wedding vendors and still find the need to add additional members to...

2012-12-08 05:04:00

Nutrex Hawaii, producer of microalgae-based Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica® and BioAstin® Hawaiian Astaxanthin supernutrients has launched a new promotion open to Hawaiian enthusiasts nationwide. The first 200 orders of $100 or more at http://www.nutrex-hawaii.com to use the special promo code KONACOFFEE will receive a four-ounce bag of world-renown Kona coffee along with their order. KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Nutrex Hawaii, producer of microalgae-based Hawaiian...

2012-11-05 08:22:57

SEATTLE, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is launching three new routes linking the West Coast and the Hawaiian Islands, with new seasonal service between Portland, Ore., and Kauai beginning Nov 5; between Bellingham, Wash., and Maui beginning Nov. 8; and between Anchorage, Alaska, and Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii beginning Nov. 10. "We're pleased to offer three new nonstop flights to Hawaii, giving our customers even more opportunities to visit the sunny Islands this...

2012-10-11 07:25:44

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeProof, the award-winning maker of all-protective, everyday cases for smartphones and tablets, today announced an official sponsorship with Andy Potts, a professional triathlete, Olympian, IRONMAN® and IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110223/MM53531LOGO) Under the sponsorship agreement, LifeProof will be the official smartphone and tablet PC case sponsor for Andy Potts. Potts signed with...

2012-10-05 23:03:04

Innovecs sponsors two outstanding Ukrainian triathletes for 2012 IRONMAN World Championship. (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 Maxim Kriat from Lviv and Viktor Zyemtsev from Donetsk, will join the world´s 50 best triathlon athletes to compete in the IRONMAN professional division race for the total prize of $650 000.00 The IRONMAN is the world´s largest sports platform which celebrates its 35th anniversary this year. The Championship, held on 13 October in Kona, Hawaii, will bring...

2012-09-19 23:03:12

Hawaii now has a new vacation home portal for vacation homeowners and travelers. No longer do vacationers have to search all over the net to find out about vacationing in Hawaii. Kailua Kona ,Hawaii (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 What makes this network so great is that it has a lot more than just vacation homes. The network called Rent My Vacation Home.com that features 83 websites with everything from food and vacation homes to golfing or skiing. The interface is a very easy to use and is set...

2012-09-13 23:03:39

The new Hawaiian Monk Seal Hospital is expected to be finished by spring 2013 and will usher in the beginning of an initiative to help the critically endangered population of Hawaiian monk seals. Sausalito, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 Sick and injured Hawaiian monk seals will get a second chance at survival thanks to a soon-to-be built hospital that will serve as the main hospital for the Hawaiian Islands chain, dedicated to the rescue and care of this critically endangered species....