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Hilo

(hē`lō), city (1990 pop. 37,808), seat of Hawaii co., on Hilo Bay of Hawaii island; settled by missionaries c.1822, inc. as a city 1911. The second largest city in the state, a port of entry, and the only metropolitan area on Hawaii island, Hilo is the trade and shipping center for an orchid, papaya, and macadamia-nut region. Fish and prawns are also important, but tourism is the leading source of income. Among Hilo's points of interest are the peaks of Mauna KeaMauna Kea
, dormant volcano, 13,796 ft (4,205 m) high, in the south central part of the island of Hawaii. It is the loftiest peak in the Hawaiian Islands and the highest island mountain in the world, rising c.32,000 ft (9,750 m) from the Pacific Ocean floor.
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 and Mauna LoaMauna Loa
, volcano, 13,680 ft (4,170 m) high, in the S central part of the island of Hawaii, in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the largest active volcano in the world. Its several craters and cones include Mokuaweoweo, one of the world's largest active calderas.
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, which rise behind the city; the Lyman Mission House (c.1839); a state park in the bayfront area; and an island park in Hilo Bay. The Univ. of Hawaii at Hilo is also in the city. Hilo was badly damaged by tsunamis in 1946 and 1960; after the latter the lowland area was drained and a hill 26 ft/8 m above sea level was constructed.

Hilo

 

a city in the USA, in the state of Hawaii. Economic center and chief port of the island of Hawaii. Population, 27,000 (1974). Hilo has a sugar refinery and a cannery, as well as cottage industries. Sugar and pineapples and other tropical fruits are exported.

Hilo, a center for tourism, is situated near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, site of the volcanoes Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, and Kilauea.

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Optical Sectioning with HiLo. Figure 3 shows the axial PSF of the time-gated FLIM microscope.
com) began when they put together itineraries to show visiting friends and family around, and they soon realized they could offer their knowledge to the hundreds of ocean liner passengers disembarking in Hilo, looking for something to do.
Del total de individuos, 11 lograron desprenderse del sistema al finalizar el recorrido, ocho fueron encontrados en cuevas o dormideros y a solo un individuo se le perdio el rastro de hilo, al cual no se pudo relocalizar para removerle el sistema.
El titulo del CD, numero trece en la carrera de Jaramar Soto, se le ocurrio "pensando en lo que reflejaba esta musica para mi, como llego a mi vida a traves de un hilo invisible que recorrio territorios, siglos y empapo tantas culturas en el planeta", culmina ella diciendo:
De forma semelhante, para Cedrela fissilis L., a profundidade de 2,2cm proporcionou as plantulas melhor resposta para a porcentagem de emergencia (67%) quando as sementes foram semeadas com o hilo voltado para baixo, enquanto, nas sementes com hilo para o lado, foram obtidos 32% de plantulas emergidas na profundidade de 2,18cm (SANTOS et al., 2009).
Among the list of 12th Annual Taste of Hilo participants are: AJ &Sons Catering, Aloha Mondays Catering, Anheuser-Busch Sales of Hawaii, Cafe Pesto, Hamakua Mushrooms, Dfarm, Culinary Arts Hawaii, Island Gourmet Products, Hawaiian Springs, Hilo Coffee Mill, Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Queen's Court Restaurant, Island Naturals Market &Deli, Kuhio Grille, Millie's Deli & Snack Shop, Papaa Palaoa Bakery, Paradise Beverages, Pineapples, Island Fresh Cuisine Restaurant, Kenichi, Southern Wines, Suisan Retail Fish Market, Sweet Thunder Products/The Local Fusion Sushi, The Cherry Company, Pint Size, Seaside Restaurant, Volcano Winery and Young's Market of Hawaii.
En el mismo instante en el que esta idea le cruzo el pensamiento, Kandata cogio el hilo de arana y comenzo a escalar con todas sus fuerzas , cada vez mas alto.
OMS has already completed more than 30 major projects with customers using its SmartFit software, which optimises pipe fit-up and HiLo. SmartFit comprises a laptop computer system used prior to the pipe firing line, for example, in a 'ready rack' on the pipelaying vessel.
You might never have to fly a PT or HILO in our world of vectors, but a wise pilot practices for those times when radar vectors aren't available.
United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL), the holding company of United Airlines and Continental Airlines, on Thursday said that United Airlines has launched a new service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Hilo, Hawai'i (ITO).
Con respecto al sistema de anemometria a temperatura constante (CTA), se encuentra tambien que Chang y Dhir (1995), empleando sensores de hilo caliente unidimensionales y Kitoh (1991) empleando sensores de hilo caliente bidimensionales en X reportan el flujo inverso, mientras que Fernandez (2003), empleando el mismo tipo de sensor que Chang y Dhir (1995), reporta que no pudo medir el flujo inverso.