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2008-12-30 16:49:00

KAILUA, Hawaii, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- President-elect Barack Obama and his family conclude their vacation this week at Paradise Point Estates at Kailua Bay, companion luxury beachfront estates that become available for purchase this January. Local legend describes the site -- recognized as one of the top 10 beaches in the world -- as a gathering place of ancient kings and birthplace of the Hawaiian people. The Estates' developer, Oregon-based Mercury Development president...

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
sough
  • 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.'
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