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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...

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...

2011-03-23 07:00:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by the vision of professional triathlete Michael Raelert, California Sports Company K-Swiss will take its triathlon commitment to a new level surrounding the Ironman World Championship on October 8, 2011. Raelert has vowed to successfully cross the finish line in tandem with his brother Andreas Raelert in an effort to take first and second place in the grueling 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run in Kona,...

2011-03-01 00:01:58

37-year-old Chris McCormack captured his second Ironman title, completing the grueling spectacle in 8:10:37. This was McCormick's second Ironman title in the last 4 years. The medical staff at the Ironman plays an important role in helping to prepare these athletes for the ultimate test in human endurance. Dr. Christopher Webb of Dr. Webb and Associates made the journey from Pittsburgh, PA to assist the athletes and help to keep them in the competition. Kona, HI (PRWEB) February 27, 2011...

2010-11-12 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines launches new seasonal service today between Portland, Ore., and Kona on Hawaii's Big Island. The new flights are in addition to the airline's existing service from Portland to Kahului, Maui, and Honolulu. Summary of new Portland-Kona service: Date City pair Departure Arrival Frequency Nov 12-Apr 9 Portland-Kona 5:40 p.m. 9:50...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'