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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...

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2009-03-18 14:51:21

An unusual Hawaiian vine has been deemed an endangered species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported Tuesday According to the Associated Press, President Obama has already classified another species as well as this one since the commencement of his administration. The first was an amphibian indigenous to south Georgia, north Florida and coastal South Carolina, called the reticulated flatwoods salamander.  It was added to the endangered list last month.  The Hawaiian plant is...

2009-02-27 10:40:00

- Hawaii's Sights, Sounds, Fragrances, Flavors, and Aloha Spirit Showcased in March - HONOLULU, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- If Bay Area residents start feeling like they are being immersed in Hawaii's wondrous culture, beauty, and music in March, they won't be alone. Under the alluring theme, Hawaii: A Thousand Reasons to Smile, the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB), along with its Island Chapters (Kauai, Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii's Big Island) will charm Bay Area residents with a...

2008-09-23 03:00:27

KALAUPAPA, Hawaii - In a state known for its tourist destinations, Kalaupapa is sacred ground with a history of disease, suffering and isolation. Some 8,000 people have died on this remote peninsula since the Hawaiian Kingdom started exiling leprosy patients here in 1866. Many were torn from their families and left to fend for themselves. Today, visitor interest in Kalaupapa, on the northern edge of Molokai island, is growing. It will likely increase when the Vatican proclaims...

2008-08-10 09:00:30

By JAYMES SONG By Jaymes Song The Associated Press AIEA, Hawaii When cancer spread into her lungs, doctors told Audrey Toguchi she had six months to live, at best, and suggested chemotherapy as the only option. Toguchi, however, turned to another source - a Roman Catholic missionary who died more than a century ago. "I'm going to Molokai to pray to Father Damien," Toguchi calmly told Dr. Walter Y.M. Chang after hearing her prognosis. "Mrs. Toguchi, prayers are nice and it's...

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...

2007-04-03 09:00:32

By Magnacca, Karl N Abstract: The 60 species of native Hylaeus bees in the Hawaiian Islands are important pollinators in native ecosystems, but they have been almost completely ignored in conservation studies. The only previous assessment of the conservation status of the individual species was not based on recent collections. Here I report on conservation status of all known species, based on collections made from 1999 to 2002. Species are arranged into six categories according to degree...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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