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2010-01-30 19:25:00

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard commander Capt. Gregory R. Thomas today joined the Battleship Missouri Memorial in saluting its volunteers and supporters as the historic ship fully reopened to visitation following a multimillion-dollar drydocking project. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100130/LA46832-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100130/LA46832-b ) An ukulele band from the Big...

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2009-11-16 06:20:00

All across the islands of Hawaii, residents have stood by and watched helplessly for years as the majestic archipelago's sandy white beaches have steadily retreated "” a phenomenon that geologists warn will likely worsen in the coming decades as warming global temperatures bring rising sea levels around the world. According to the Associated Press, experts say that over 70 percent of the island Kauai's pristine beaches are on the decline while Oahu has already seen roughly a quarter of...

2009-11-12 01:03:00

HONOLULU, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines, the pioneering carrier of the Pacific and one of the nation's longest-serving carriers, today celebrated its 80th anniversary of continuous service for Hawaii. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091112/LA10039) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040827/LAF044LOGO) Hawaiian's airport stations statewide were decorated to recognize the historic occasion, and arriving passengers at Honolulu International Airport were...

2009-09-23 06:40:00

HONOLULU, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- HawaiiGaga.com, the search engine for Hawaii vacation rentals, has concluded a yearlong study of vacation rental occupancy rates. Occupancy rates for Maui, Oahu, Kauai and the Big Island were 62%, 61%, 57% and 50% respectively. The study was based on 2,373 vacation homes and condos with both professionally managed and owner-operated rentals included. State wide, September had the lowest occupancy rate at 40% while February was the busiest time of year for...

2009-09-04 14:14:17

Honolulu City Council members say a council committee has deferred a measure that would have made it illegal for smelly people to use public transportation. The Honolulu Advertiser reported Friday the proposed transit passenger code of conduct was tabled by council members with the intent to kill Bill 59-09, which would also have banned offensive-smelling people from city transit facilities. The bill said individuals would not be allowed to bring onto transit property odors that unreasonably...

2009-09-01 19:13:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line's ms Zaandam is set to discover the Hawaiian Island chain in 2010 with Circle Hawaii itineraries that offer guests the best of both worlds: luxuriously relaxing days at sea and exotic islands to explore. The 1,432-passenger ship will sail five 14-day roundtrip San Diego, Calif., cruises and one 15-day voyage from Vancouver, British Colombia, to San Diego. The sailings are from October through December. Nestled between two stretches...

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2009-07-12 11:15:00

Tourism experts say Hawaii could be the first state where space travelers use rocket planes to get from one place to another, The Associated Press reported. For instance, travelers hopping from the Big Island to Oahu, rather than launching and landing in the same spot, planners envision the planes taking off in one place, traveling through space, and then coming down in another. Space travelers could island hop from Hawaii to Japan in 45 minutes within a decade's time. Chuck Lauer, vice...

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2009-04-13 20:35:02

Josh Holloway's wife Yessica has given birth to a daughter in Oahu, Hawaii, a source confirmed to People magazine. Baby Java Kumala Holloway, the couple's first child, was born April 9. Dad and mom are absolutely thrilled, the source close to the couple told People. Everyone's happy and healthy. The Holloways have been married since 2004. They live in Hawaii where Josh's show Lost is shot.

2009-03-16 22:34:40

Airfare to Hawaii and hotel rates on the island have plunged this year amid the U.S. economic downturn, travel industry analysts say. State figures show Hawaii had a 12.4 percent decline in visitors, or 72,255 fewer guests, in January compared with the same time last year, CNN reported Monday. Some of the decline might be because tourists figure travel to the tropical paradise might be too expensive. One traveler, Karl Stetson of Seattle, said his family figured they would have to skip their...

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...


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Weather Reference Library
2012-07-19 19:12:29

If you live Honolulu Hawaii or the surrounding low elevation area’s this is what you can roughly expect to see with impacts of the three features below when it comes to your heating and cooling budget. The above graph shows the situations that occurred during previous phases of all three events such as normal conditions along with EL-Nino and La-Nina. During a normal cycle it is easy to see that the cooling degree days during March were around 355.5 days. During the same month of March...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-08 21:00:44

Honolulu is located on the Hawaiian Island chain in the central part of the Pacific Ocean. The climate of Honolulu is really impacted by the warmer waters of the Pacific. A unique fact about Hawaii is if you go up into the mountains it is possible to see snow on the mountain tops during the winter. Temperatures for Honolulu Hawaii: January average temps on the island are lows in the 60’s and highs in the lower 80’s which is the coolest month on the island. February through May...

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