Hawaii: A group of islands in Polynesia, in the north central Pacific Ocean, comprising eight major and 114 minor islands, largely volcanic and coral. Its capital is Honolulu. It was first reached by Polynesians about 500 A.D. It was discovered and named the Sandwich Islands in 1778 by Captain Cook. The islands were united under the rule of King Kamehameha 1795-1819 and requested annexation to the United States in 1893 when a provisional government was set up. Hawaii was established as a territory in 1900 and admitted as a state in 1959. The name is from the Polynesian Owhyhii, place of the gods, with reference to the two volcanoes Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, regarded as the abode of the gods. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p493 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p2330)Motor Vehicles: AUTOMOBILES, trucks, buses, or similar engine-driven conveyances. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Automobile Driving: The effect of environmental or physiological factors on the driver and driving ability. Included are driving fatigue, and the effect of drugs, disease, and physical disabilities on driving.Accidents, Traffic: Accidents on streets, roads, and highways involving drivers, passengers, pedestrians, or vehicles. Traffic accidents refer to AUTOMOBILES (passenger cars, buses, and trucks), BICYCLING, and MOTORCYCLES but not OFF-ROAD MOTOR VEHICLES; RAILROADS nor snowmobiles.Vehicle Emissions: Gases, fumes, vapors, and odors escaping from the cylinders of a gasoline or diesel internal-combustion engine. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed & Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Consumer Organizations: Organized groups of users of goods and services.Transportation: The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.Automobiles: A usually four-wheeled automotive vehicle designed for passenger transportation and commonly propelled by an internal-combustion engine using a volatile fuel. (Webster, 1973)Construction Materials: Supplies used in building.Economic Development: Mobilization of human, financial, capital, physical and or natural resources to generate goods and services.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Legislation as Topic: The enactment of laws and ordinances and their regulation by official organs of a nation, state, or other legislative organization. It refers also to health-related laws and regulations in general or for which there is no specific heading.Alcoholic Intoxication: An acute brain syndrome which results from the excessive ingestion of ETHANOL or ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.Seat Belts: Restraining belts fastened to the frame of automobiles, aircraft, or other vehicles, and strapped around the person occupying the seat in the car or plane, intended to prevent the person from being thrown forward or out of the vehicle in case of sudden deceleration.Asian Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent.United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration: An office in the Department of Labor responsible for developing and establishing occupational safety and health standards.Environment Design: The structuring of the environment to permit or promote specific patterns of behavior.Wounds and Injuries: Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.Motorcycles: Two-wheeled, engine-driven vehicles.Epidemiological Monitoring: Collection, analysis, and interpretation of data about the frequency, distribution, and consequences of disease or health conditions, for use in the planning, implementing, and evaluating public health programs.Desert Climate: A type of climate characterized by insufficient moisture to support appreciable plant life. It is a climate of extreme aridity, usually of extreme heat, and of negligible rainfall. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Noise, Transportation: Noise associated with transportation, particularly aircraft and automobiles.Cities: A large or important municipality of a country, usually a major metropolitan center.Homing Behavior: Instinctual patterns of activity related to a specific area including ability of certain animals to return to a given place when displaced from it, often over great distances using navigational clues such as those used in migration (ANIMAL MIGRATION).Geography: The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)PhilippinesAir Pollutants: Any substance in the air which could, if present in high enough concentration, harm humans, animals, vegetation or material. Substances include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; and volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.JapanMicronesia: The collective name for islands of the Pacific Ocean east of the Philippines, including the Mariana, PALAU, Caroline, Marshall, and Kiribati Islands. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p761 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p350)Azabicyclo Compounds: Bicyclic bridged compounds that contain a nitrogen which has three bonds. The nomenclature indicates the number of atoms in each path around the rings, such as [2.2.2] for three equal length paths. Some members are TROPANES and BETA LACTAMS.Satellite Communications: Communications using an active or passive satellite to extend the range of radio, television, or other electronic transmission by returning signals to earth from an orbiting satellite.Air Bags: Automotive safety devices consisting of a bag designed to inflate upon collision and prevent passengers from pitching forward. (American Heritage Dictionary, 1982)Accident Prevention: Efforts and designs to reduce the incidence of unexpected undesirable events in various environments and situations.Pacific Islands: The islands of the Pacific Ocean divided into MICRONESIA; MELANESIA; and POLYNESIA (including NEW ZEALAND). The collective name Oceania includes the aforenamed islands, adding AUSTRALIA; NEW ZEALAND; and the Malay Archipelago (INDONESIA). (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p910, 880)United StatesMalaria, Avian: Any of a group of infections of fowl caused by protozoa of the genera PLASMODIUM, Leucocytozoon, and Haemoproteus. The life cycles of these parasites and the disease produced bears strong resemblance to those observed in human malaria.Oceanic Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the islands of the central and South Pacific, including Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and traditionally Australasia.Safety: Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.Accidents, Occupational: Unforeseen occurrences, especially injuries in the course of work-related activities.Particulate Matter: Particles of any solid substance, generally under 30 microns in size, often noted as PM30. There is special concern with PM1 which can get down to PULMONARY ALVEOLI and induce MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION and PHAGOCYTOSIS leading to FOREIGN BODY REACTION and LUNG DISEASES.Environmental Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.American Samoa: A group of islands of SAMOA, in the southwest central Pacific. Its capital is Pago Pago. The islands were ruled by native chiefs until about 1869. An object of American interest beginning in 1839, Pago Pago and trading and extraterritorial rights were granted to the United States in 1878. The United States, Germany, and England administered the islands jointly 1889-99, but in 1899 they were granted to the United States by treaty. The Department of the Interior has administered American Samoa since 1951. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p44)Maintenance: The upkeep of property or equipment.Recreation: Activity engaged in for pleasure.North CarolinaRecreation Therapy: The enhancement of physical, cognitive, emotional and social skills so an individual may participate in chosen activities. Recreational modalities are used in designed intervention strategies, incorporating individual's interests to make the therapy process meaningful and relevant.Swimming PoolsPublic Facilities: An area of recreation or hygiene for use by the public.Thailand: Formerly known as Siam, this is a Southeast Asian nation at the center of the Indochina peninsula. Bangkok is the capital city.Weather: The state of the ATMOSPHERE over minutes to months.Opisthorchiasis: Infection with flukes of the genus Opisthorchis.Opisthorchis: A genus of trematode liver flukes of the family Opisthorchidae. It consists of the following species: O. felineus, O. noverca (Amphimerus noverca), and O. viverrini. The intermediate hosts are snails, fish, and AMPHIBIANS.
  • Most people in Kahuku, HI want to speak with a counselor about their addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. (crescentlife.com)
  • How the Hawai'i cattle ranch began supplying O'ahu's supermarkets, restaurants and schools-something Hawai'i ranchers have been trying to do for two decades. (honolulumagazine.com)
  • For when Farias talks about beef, he talks about building Hawai'i's food security, how healthy cattle mean healthy soil, which is really the foundation of healthy everything, and how ranchers manage more open space in Hawai'i than any private landowner (overseeing the equivalent acreage of two islands the size of O'ahu)-so really, shouldn't we be paying more attention to our ranchers? (honolulumagazine.com)
  • In the past five years, however, Kunoa has achieved what Hawai'i's cattle industry has been attempting over the past 20-delivering local, grass-fed beef to the O'ahu market, from supermarkets to schools. (honolulumagazine.com)
  • Three people were taken to Hilo Medical Center after two cars crashed about 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15 at the intersection of Mamaki Street and Highway 11 in Puna. (hawaii247.com)
  • Big Island police arrested a 32-year-old Hilo man for first-degree negligent injury Sunday (August 15) immediately following a major traffic collision at the intersection of Highway 11 and Mamaki Street in Hilo. (hawaii247.com)
  • 10 Physician - Hawaii Facility is in Search of a Locum Tenens Obstetrician Hilo, HI, USA Competitive compensation * 24-hour access to your Weatherby Healthcare consultant * Charter member of NALTO. (healthcarehiring.com)
  • 4 Registered Nurse - Intensive Care Unit Travel Nurse Assignment in Hilo, Hawaii Hilo, HI, USA These nurses work in the critical care unit of a hospital or healthcare facility and look after patients who have experienced invasive surgery, accidents, trauma or organ failure. (healthcarehiring.com)
  • 14 Scrub OR Tech opening in Hilo, Hawaii Hilo, HI, USA Aya Healthcare has an immediate opening for the following position: Scrub, OR Tech in Hilo, Hawaii. (healthcarehiring.com)
  • The following Hilo, HI Area plastic surgery practices feature board certified plastic surgeons who perform breast augmentation with saline and/or silicone gel breast implants. (implantinfo.com)
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  • Route numbers are organized so that the initial digit corresponds to the island: Numbers beginning with 1 or 2: Hawaii Numbers beginning with 3: Maui Numbers beginning with 4: Molokai, Lanai Numbers beginning with 5: Kauai Numbers beginning with 6 to 9: Oahu In general, two-digit numbers are primary highways, while secondary state highways are given three-digit numbers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The City and County of Honolulu no longer requires business licenses for these facilities because of Act 35, Session Laws of Hawaii 2001, so the sanitation certificate is unnecessary for Oahu. (hawaii.gov)
  • Since then, its support has grown significantly: The company gives about $150,000 annually to support programs throughout Oahu, including athletic programs in the neighborhoods where Hawaii Self Storage does business, Ho says. (hawaiibusiness.com)
  • Since 2005, Hawaii Self Storage has given nearly $250,000 in college scholarships to more than 60 Oahu public-school graduates. (hawaiibusiness.com)
  • There will also be the Hawaii Department of Agriculture's Plant Quarantine Branch, Oahu Invasive Species Committee, and much more. (hawaii.edu)
  • When Kīlauea Volcano erupted in 2018, it injected millions of cubic feet of molten lava into the nutrient-poor waters off the Big Island of Hawai'i. (phys.org)
  • Below is a partial list of state highways in Hawai'i. (wikipedia.org)
  • The current state (then territorial) highway numbering system was established in 1955. (wikipedia.org)
  • When referring to highways, Hawai'i residents usually refer to state highways by their names instead of their route numbers (e.g. (wikipedia.org)
  • 12 Paraprofessional Skills Trainer - All Islands Moloka'i, HI, USA RCM Health Care Services is hiring Paraprofessionals to work with students at schools in the State of Hawaii! (healthcarehiring.com)
  • I didn't agree with this arbitrary decision, as I believe there is a way to continue the much-needed capacity program, along with maintaining the existing inventory of state roads and highways. (westhawaiitoday.com)
  • Yes, lucky we live Hawai'i, the only state with its own regional literature. (honolulumagazine.com)
  • Two separate road rage highway shootings have led to an arrest by Rhode Island State Police. (news24.com)
  • According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in 96743 zip code as of December 02, 2020 . (city-data.com)
  • We ask for your support and stand ready to assist the state in any way we can to provide urgently needed traffic relief to working people who are commuting each day on the Kea'au-Pahoa Highway. (hawaiireporter.com)
  • This heavily traveled, highly congested state highway serves one of the fastest growing regions in our state. (hawaiireporter.com)
  • In November the state opened bids on the first phase of the plan to convert the existing shoulder lane system on the highway into permanent lanes, and construction is scheduled to begin by mid-2013. (hawaiireporter.com)
  • Looking ahead, we ask your committee to approve state funding for the larger plan to expand more than nine miles of the Kea'au-Pahoa Highway to four lanes. (hawaiireporter.com)
  • State studies have shown that four intersections along this highway rank among the most dangerous in the state based on the numbers of serious accidents, and improvements to this thoroughfare have become an urgent matter of public safety. (hawaiireporter.com)
  • We are now requesting $3.5 million in state funding to initiate planning for the third phase of the Ane Keohokalole Highway from Hina Lani Street to Ka'iminani Drive. (hawaiireporter.com)
  • Oregon State Police say one driver has died following a crash on Highway 140. (kdrv.com)
  • Community members dropped off cheeseburgers and pizza Sunday night and homemade muffins, fruit and bottled water this morning at an open canopy tent set up near the park outfitted with Hawaii state flags flying overhead and ti leaves tied to tent poles. (staradvertiser.com)
  • An additional 20% service charge plus HI state tax will be added for each Spa service. (turtlebayresort.com)
  • StateStandard Highway Pavement (SSHP)" specifications - SSHP specifications is used throughout this document to identify the current State specifications for HMA highway pavements covering materials, mix design and selection, manufacture, transport, placement, compaction and acceptance of HMA pavement as well as the contractor's quality control plan and requirements. (slideserve.com)
  • State Standard Specifications Manual (SSSM)" - SSSM is used throughout this document to identify the current edition of the State Standard Specifications of Highway Construction, State Standard Specifications for Transportation Systems, State Standard Specification for Road and Bridge Construction, or any other title used for a SSSM. (slideserve.com)
  • the state highway fund. (scribd.com)
  • A study led by researchers at the University of Hawai'i (UH) at Mānoa and University of Southern California (USC) and published today in the journal Science revealed that this biological response hinged on unexpectedly high concentrations of nitrate, despite the negligible amount of nitrogen in basaltic lava . (phys.org)
  • 12 Physical Therapist - Home Health - (PT - HH) Kaneohe, HI, USA ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $45.00 - 47.50 Home healthcare company is seeking a self starting, highly motivated Physical Therapist to join the team. (healthcarehiring.com)
  • Hawaii portal U.S. Roads portal Cite error: The named reference table1 was invoked but never defined (see the help page). (wikipedia.org)
  • Built specifically for sightseeing road trips and modeled on the mountain roads of Europe, the highway is arguably the jewel of the Northwest and an ideal route to enjoy fall foliage in the region. (travelchannel.com)
  • This West Side Highway along the Hudson River in Manhattan connects at 72nd Street to Henry Hudson Parkway through Riverside Park but its name is sometimes used for both roads. (wikimedia.org)
  • 6 LRS Healthcare is seeking for RN/RN-CVOR - Cardiovascular Operating Room Wailuku, HI, USA For well over a decade, LRS Healthcare has been an industry leader in ROC-Cardiovascular Operating Room (CVOR)-Critical Need staffing. (healthcarehiring.com)
  • 9 Physician - Locum Tenens Otolaryngologist Needed in Hawaii Wailuku, HI, USA This is an excellent opportunity to work with a seasoned group of professionals who are passionate about patient care . (healthcarehiring.com)
  • Get hands-on at the Hawaii Nature Center in Wailuku, or become a Junior Ranger at the Haleakala Visitor Center. (gohawaii.com)
  • 2 Emergency Room Nurse - Emergency Nurse - Travel - (ER RN) - Kamuela Waimea, HI, USA Job Benefits At American Mobile Healthcare we take care of our travelers! (healthcarehiring.com)
  • Waimea, HI, USA OR RN's provide effective communication to patient/family, team members, and other healthcare professionals for all OR patients. (healthcarehiring.com)
  • When Hawaii Self Storage first opened in Salt Lake in 2001, the company began supporting the community's youth athletic programs. (hawaiibusiness.com)
  • semi trailer on the road, highway. (pond5.com)
  • MODESTO - A small plane crash-landed Friday evening along Highway 99 near Crows Landing Road. (fox40.com)
  • This road was the largest expenditure of American Recovery & Reinvestment Act money for transportation infrastructure in Hawai'i, and stands as a powerful reminder of what we can accomplish with teamwork and cooperation between government, the private sector, cultural and environmental organizations, and the community. (hawaiireporter.com)
  • Crews will be drilling Wednesday on Highway 231 as they work around the clock to find a way to repair the road. (waaytv.com)
  • It has officially been one week since crews first closed parts of Highway 231, and now, the road is closed indefinitely. (waaytv.com)
  • and Gwen Yamamoto Lau , president of the Hawaii Community Reinvestment Corp., and Lisa Maruyama, CEO of the Hawaii Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations, for selecting the winners of the Nonprofit and Community Service categories. (hawaiibusiness.com)
  • As of 6:30 p.m. police are still on scene investigating the crash with the Puna bound lanes of Highway 11 still closed to traffic. (hawaii247.com)
  • At around 9:30 Wednesday morning, Troopers from the Central Point Area Command responded to a 2 vehicle crash on Highway 140 near milepost 22 that had both lanes blocked. (kdrv.com)
  • This project will complete a continuous mid-level route between the urban centers of Kailua-Kona and Kona Palisades, and will serve the new Hawai'i Community College-Palamanui campus in West Hawai'i. (hawaiireporter.com)