Mauna Loa


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Mauna Lo·a

 (lō′ə)
An active volcano, 4,169 m (13,679 ft) high, on the island of Hawaii south of Mauna Kea.

Mauna Loa

(ˈmaʊnɑː ˈləʊɑː)
n
(Placename) an active volcano in Hawaii, on S central Hawaii island. Height: 4171 m (13 684 ft)

mau•na lo•a

(ˈmaʊ nə ˈloʊ ə, ˈmɔ nə)
n., pl. mauna lo•as.
a vine, Canavalia microcarpa, of the legume family, naturalized in Hawaii, having pink or lavender flowers used in leis.
[after Mauna Loa]

Mau′na Lo′a

(ˈloʊ ə)
n.
an active volcano on the island of Hawaii, in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. 13,680 ft. (4170 m).
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Noun1.mauna loa - an active volcano on south central Hawaii IslandMauna Loa - an active volcano on south central Hawaii Island
Hawaii Island, Hawaii - the largest and southernmost of the Hawaii islands; has several volcanic peaks
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It extended in between Mauna Koa and Mauna Loa, and it was there I learned to shoot goats and wild cattle.
During most of the year, the prevailing winds blow the sulfur pollution toward the west side of the island, where it curls around the massive back of Mauna Loa.
NYSE:NUT) announced today that the company has renegotiated several of its nut purchase contracts with Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation ("Mauna Loa"), its exclusive customer, retroactive to January 1, 2006.
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Almost all of the large tremors on the island emanate from the flat fault underneath Kilauea and similar faults beneath Mauna Loa, the same geologic structures that can give way and cause landslides.
The price that the Partnership receives for its nuts is based 50% on the current year processing and marketing results of Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation, its exclusive purchaser, and 50% on USDA-reported macadamia nut prices for the two preceding years.
How much time did it take to build Hawaii's massive Mauna Loa, the world's largest volcano?
The merger plan is subject to approval by the shareholders of both Mauna Loa Macadamia Partners and C.
It appears the monster wave was generated when part of the Mauna Loa volcano collapsed and dropped into the sea.
The vast majority of the Partnership's financial results will be determined by the third and fourth quarter harvest levels and the final price paid by Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation ("Mauna Loa") subject to their respective nuts purchase contracts.
The merger plan is subject to approval by the common stockholders of both Mauna Loa partnership units and Homes, and other typical closing conditions.
The new HVO building, perched onKilauea's rim, is equipped with an elevated tower from which both Kilauea and the neighboring Mauna Loa volcano can be observed.