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2013-09-24 23:24:27

With a focus on health and wellness this fall, The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua will host a week of complimentary fitness experiences featuring renowned health and wellness experts for its overnight guests. Kapalua, Maui, HI (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 As part of a fall wellness focus extending into 2014, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua announced October 31 – November 3, 2013 as the event dates for its first annual “E Malama Kou Kino,” which translates to “Care for your Body” in the native...

2013-09-23 23:30:42

Popular Program Proves It's Always a 'Water Sports Summer' in Hawaii Maui, HI (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 "Maui is one of the best places in the world to advance your personal windsurfing skills while taking in the most gorgeous setting on earth," says Matt Pritchard, one of windsurfing's elite who has traveled the world to compete. Pritchard, a former PWA Super XWorld Champion and World Tour title winner (2002, 2004, 2005) and US National Champion (2006), will...

2013-09-18 23:27:54

22 Concierges encompassing all Four Gold Key Clefs d’Or Members on the Island Design Itineraries for Guests Even Before Arrival; Customization and Personalization are Service Hallmarks Maui, HI (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Nowadays, concierge services seem to be popping up everywhere – from car rental companies to hospitals to banks – all promising value added service. Within the hospitality industry, there is a growing trend to outsource this service. One luxury resort, Four...

2013-09-16 23:23:57

Humpback Whales Sing for Guests; Sights and Sounds Soothe the Soul Maui, HI (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Specialized massage therapists treat guests in the warm water in front of Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. This is the resort spa’s signature Wai-Vari water treatment therapy, an amazingly therapeutic treatment. A unique weightless experience designed specifically for relieving physical discomfort and mental stress. Add to this the fact that in whale season, the participants...

2013-09-05 23:03:14

Maui'd Forever Hawaii Travel Packages Special offers Round Trip Air and Hyatt Accommodations Packages from $835 per person. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) September 05, 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 are happy to announce a travel package special from Pleasant...

Rising Sea Waters Threaten Hawaiian Shorelines
2013-08-31 08:19:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In Hawaii, sea-level rise (SLR) has been isolated as a principal cause of coastal erosion. After examining other influences on shoreline change including waves, sediment supply and littoral processes, and anthropogenic changes, the best explanation for the difference in island-wide shoreline trends, such as beach erosion or accretion, is the differing rates of relative sea-level rise on the islands of Oahu and Maui. A new study,...

2013-08-15 23:25:17

Four Seasons Resort Maui Guests Appreciate Tesla’s Combination of Luxury and Eco-Consciousness Maui, HI (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea has launched a new "going green" limousine service using Motor Trend's 2013 Car of the Year, the all-electric Tesla S 85 luxury sedan, to transport guests from the Kahului airport to the resort. "From the moment guests step off the plane, they can begin embracing Maui's lush tropical setting—bedecked...

2013-08-04 23:03:03

The Real Estate Marketing Insider advises commercial real estate developers and agents to consider branching out into new markets that may not be primary commercial destinations. The Insider’s advice was prompted by a July 11 news report in Lahaina News entitled, “Two top commercial real estate sales close in West Maui.” Lahaina, Maui (PRWEB) August 04, 2013 The Real Estate Marketing Insider released an announcement advising agents, developers, and real estate marketing companies...


Latest Maui Reference Libraries

Haleakalā
2014-04-09 16:28:16

Haleakalā, also known as the East Maui Volcano, is a possibly active shield volcano that is located in Hawaii and actually comprises 75 percent of the island of Maui. Its name means house of the sun in the Hawaiian language and local legend says that the crater was the home of the demigod Māui’s grandmother, who helped him to force the sun to move slowly over the course of the day in order to prolong it. This volcano reaches an elevation of 3,055 feet and it holds steep slopes and a few...

Haleakalā National Park
2013-04-17 16:15:18

Haleakalā National Park is located in Hawaii in the United States, on the island of Maui. The park contains 33,265 acres of protected land, with 19,270 acres of designated wilderness. The area was initially added to Hawaii National Park in 1916, alongside the Kilauea and Mauna Loa volcanoes on the island of Hawaii. The creation of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in 1961 helped established Haleakalā National Park and in 2000, the name of the park was altered to its Hawaiian spelling by the...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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