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Oracle CEO Purchases Hawaiian Island
2012-06-21 13:10:19

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Oracle CEO Larry Ellison decided it was a good idea to purchase a 140-square mile Hawaiian island and went with it. The governor of Hawaii confirmed the sale of the island on Wednesday, but did not disclose how much Ellison paid for Lana'i. The island includes two luxury resorts, two golf courses, two club houses, and 88,000 acres of land, according to the Public Utilities Commission document. Ellison is number six on Forbes' list of the world's...

2011-01-03 13:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Crystal Symphony's first-ever Golf Experiences of Discovery to the Hawaiian Islands, golfers can tee off at three of the region's most stunning courses, and perfect their swings with instruction from PGA pros on the way. The 14-day itinerary conveniently sails round-trip from Los Angeles April 24, with play in Kauai, Oahu and Maui. The courses, featuring some of the most spectacular scenery on the islands, include: Poipu Bay Golf Course...

2009-06-24 11:09:00

Efforts Propel 2009 Total to More Than 35 Tons HONOLULU, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Schools in Hawaii showed they know what it takes to recycle more than 16 tons of outdated Hawaiian Telcom Yellow Pages Directories during the "Think Yellow, Go Green" Recycling Contest hosted by HYP Media Finance LLC ("HYP Media"), the official publisher of the Hawaiian Telcom Yellow Pages. This year's recycling program took place on the islands of Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, and Molokai. More than 50 schools...

2009-05-08 15:24:00

Students Invited to Participate in Hawaiian Telcom Yellow Pages' Annual Recycling Competition HONOLULU, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- HYP Media LLC, publisher of Hawaiian Telcom Yellow Pages (HTYP) directories are once again going green with help from local schools. On the heels of Oahu's successful program, where more than 90 tons of old directories were recycled, HYP Media is pleased to announce the kickoff of the annual yellow pages recycling competition between public and private schools on the...

2009-01-13 17:30:00

Statewide Winners Include Alan Wong's (Oahu) for Top Food and Roy's for Popularity; The Four Seasons (Big Island) as Best Resort; Kapalua Plantation (Maui) for Top Golf Course and Hawaii Volcanoes for #1 Attraction NEW YORKJan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Zagat Survey has released the results of its 2009 Hawaii Survey, which includes ratings and reviews of the finest restaurants, hotels, attractions, golf courses, nightspots and shops on the islands. As with all Zagat surveys, the ratings and...

2007-05-26 03:00:15

The local experts at HawaiianBeachRentals.com present the 10 most romantic spots to consider for Hawaii vacations: 1. Princeville, Kauai: Your romantic getaway condo or vacation rental in Princeville will never be far from a beach or overlooking an ocean bluff. Enjoy the lustrous sunsets behind Bali Hai, secluded beaches, or the fresh water pools of Queen's Bath. 2. North Shore, Oahu: Whether you choose a beachfront home or one situated within the plumeria fields, these quaint towns...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'