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2012-09-06 23:01:57

The Services of One of Hawaii's Top Photographers, Bob Brown, is Now Available With Maui'd Forever's Wedding and Vow Renewal Packages. Kailua Kona, HI (PRWEB) September 05, 2012 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...

2012-06-21 23:04:01

Hundreds of Contestants Competed In Photo Contest, 15 Winners To Take Home Prizes St. Louis (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 yurbuds®, maker of the sport earphones featuring patented TwistLock technology, guaranteed never to fall out, completed their first app-based photo contest on June 4 with 15 contestants taking home prizes. The #BEYONDTHEWALL photo contest welcomed participants to upload photos of themselves going “beyond the wall” to the yurbuds Facebook app or Tweet their...

2012-06-12 06:20:36

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska residents will have convenient access to some of Hawaii's best snorkeling and the world-famous Kilauea volcano starting Nov. 10 when Alaska Airlines begins new weekly service between Anchorage and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. The nonstop seasonal service to Kona begins Nov. 10 and ends April 7, 2013. The new service complements the airline's year-round daily service to Honolulu and seasonal service to Maui which begins Nov. 4 and...

2012-06-05 02:20:57

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mokulele Airlines has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for the use of iPads (Electronic Flight Bags) replacing paper on the flight deck. The use of i-Pads replaces logbooks, manuals, charts and also displays satellite weather. The 1.5 pound iPad replaces about 15 pounds of paper on each of Mokulele's Caravans saving an estimated 1,400 gallons of fuel per year. The FAA has granted Mokulele approval to be the...

2012-03-12 08:00:00

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kona-based Mokulele Airlines today announced service between the islands of Lana'i and Maui, starting on April 15, 2012. Listening to their customers' needs, the airline provider is "happy to follow through with providing affordable and needed flights," said Ron Hansen, Chief Executive Officer of Mokulele Airlines. The airline, recently under new ownership, will provide one daily direct flight from Lana'i to Maui and two daily direct trips...

2012-03-01 22:15:00

Hundreds of SUP and prone paddleboarders from around the world to compete in 32-mile open ocean race. Website features new race art and new downloadable commemorative video. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 Organizers of the 16th annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships (M2O), presented by Kona Longboard Island Lager, today opened online registration on the event´s redesigned website at http://www.molokai2oahu.com. The announcement officially kicks off the countdown to...

2012-02-16 14:24:00

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mokulele Flight Service, flying the skies of Hawai'i since 1994, was recently purchased by TransPac Aviation Holdings in late 2011. Under the new ownership, kama'aina can expect to see a return of many traditions of Mokulele Airlines. "After the 2010 transition into the go!Mokulele joint venture, many duplicate processes were merged into go! so we've had to rebuild our internal systems and procedures," says President & CEO Ron Hansen,...

2011-11-01 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines today announced new daily nonstop service between Honolulu and Oakland and Honolulu and San Jose, Calif., marking the latest in a series of new Hawaii routes introduced by the carrier this year. The Honolulu service begins April 10, 2012, and complements Alaska Airlines' existing daily nonstop flights from Oakland and San Jose to Hawaii's other three major destinations: Kona, on the Big Island; Lihue, on the island of Kauai; and...

2011-08-30 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announced today that it would expand its schedule starting daily, nonstop service from Oakland and San Jose, Calif., to Lihue, on the island of Kauai, and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii starting March 12, 2012. The airline has previously served the markets with three flights a week between San Jose and Lihue and between Oakland and Kona and four flights a week from San Jose to Kona and Oakland to Lihue. "We are really excited to...

2011-04-14 04:45:00

KONA, Hawaii, April 14 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KonaRed(TM) announced today the launch of its 100% natural antioxidant beverage. Powered by Hawaii's own superfruit and complete with nature's most powerful antioxidants, KonaRed(TM) has already created a stir and continues to carve out a huge niche in the wellness beverage industry: It is already available in more than 1,000 stores in Hawaii, California and Texas and the list is growing at warp speed. The crisp, berry-flavored taste of...