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2012-12-30 05:00:53

Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies, http://www.mauiwowifranchise.com, is expected to open three new locations in Florida over the next year, in addition to further expansion plans across the country. Greenwood Village, CO (PRWEB) December 29, 2012 Maui Wowi Hawaiian, a company coveted for its premium Hawaiian coffee and all-natural fresh fruit smoothies, is set to add three new locations to the Sunshine State over the next year. Florida will soon be a new hot spot for the franchise...

2012-09-22 23:00:08

Maui Wowi Hawaiian, http://www.mauiwowifranchise.com, will host an Open House at the coffee and smoothie company headquarters; following the Franchise & Business Opportunities Expo in Denver, Colorado. Greenwood Village, Colo. (PRWEB) September 22, 2012 Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees and Smoothies will be exhibiting at the Franchise & Business Opportunities Expo in Denver, Colorado, September 29-30 at the Denver Merchandise Mart. The Denver-based franchise company is also hosting an...

2012-08-15 23:01:21

Premier Bay Area IT Solutions Provider Teams up with Storage Pioneer Nimble Storage Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 Hula Networks Inc. one of the top IT solution providers in North America - specializing in Enterprise, Web 2.0 and Data Center markets - announced today its partnership with Nimble Storage, the fast growing provider of flash-enabled, no-compromise storage solutions. This partnership gives Hula Networks´ customers access to Nimble Storage´s patented storage...

2011-08-04 17:56:00

HONOLULU, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On every island, on any day, Hawai'i celebrates. Now visitors to Hawai'i can discover more than 100 events in the islands through the Festivals of Hawai'i's new smartphone application. The Festivals of Hawai'i app, sponsored by the Hawai'i Tourism Authority (HTA), the state's official tourism agency, is now available for download on iTunes for iPhone, iPod and iPad devices. The app is free and puts information about Hawai'i's unique cultural...

2011-06-02 15:01:00

Alma Morales Riojas says Rule Will Hurt Hispanic Students WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Department of Education's (DoED) release of the 'Gainful Employment' rule, MANA- A National Latina Organization President & CEO Alma Morales Riojas released the following statement: "After much discussion and debate the Department of Education just released its final Gainful Employment rule. We continue to praise DoED's efforts to improve services to...

2009-04-26 14:32:05

The rock group Aerosmith has agreed to play a concert on the Hawaiian island of Maui as part of a class-action lawsuit settlement, a lawyer says. Attorney Brandee Faria, who helped represent clients suing the Dream On rockers for canceling a sold-out Maui concert, said the rockers have agreed to schedule a new date to make up for the 2007 event, The Honolulu Advertiser reported Saturday. They are going to do right by the fans and come back and do a concert, Faria said Friday. The lawsuit...

Latest Polynesian culture Reference Libraries

Hula Painted Frog, Discoglossus nigriventer
2014-08-18 15:55:22

The Hula painted frog was considered extinct by the IUCN since 1996. Very little is known about the species because very few specimens have been found. In 1940 two adults and two tadpoles were collected but the smaller one was eaten by the larger one, and the tadpoles were lost. A single Hula painted frog was found in 1955 which was the last record of this specimen. The extinction of this species is said to be the result of the draining of lake Hula and its marshes in the 1950’s. Only...

Kava, Piper methysticum
2014-02-15 08:17:42

Piper methysticum is a shrub species. The species is more commonly referred to as Kava or Kava-kava. Its Latin name actually means “pepper, intoxicating” The plant is cultivated and used for its sedative and anesthetic properties. P. methysticum is grown vastly in the Republic of Vanuatu, although for some time it was only grown in Hawaii, Fiji, the Federated States of Micronesia, Vanuatu and Tonga. It is fairly easy to cultivate; the plant needs partial shade, well-drained soil and...

Hula Painted Frog, Latonia nigriventer
2013-07-26 11:34:46

The Hula Painted Frog (Latonia nigriventer) is an amphibian and the only living member of the genus Latonia. It was believed to be extinct as a result of habitat destruction during the 1950s until the species was rediscovered in 2011. It is native to the Lake Hula marshes in Israel. The draining of Lake Hula and its marshes in the 1950s was thought to have caused the extinction of this species, along with the cyprinid fish Acanthobrama hulensis and cichlid fish Tristramella intermedia....

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  • 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.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.