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Waikiki is a neighborhood of Honolulu on the south shore of the island of Oʻahu in the U. S. state of Hawaii. Waikiki is most famous for Waikiki Beach, one of six beaches in the district, along with Queen's Beach, Kuhio Beach, Gray's Beach, Fort DeRussy Beach and Kahanamoku Beach. Waikiki Beach is entirely man-made. Waikiki is home to public places including Kapiʻolani Park, Fort DeRussy, Kahanamoku Lagoon, Kūhiō Beach Park and Ala Wai Harbor; the Hawaiian language name Waikīkī means spouting fresh water, for springs and streams that fed wetlands that once separated Waikiki from the interior. The area was a retreat for Hawaiian royalty in the 1800s who enjoyed surfing there on early forms of longboards. A few small hotels opened in the 1880s. In 1893, Greek-American George Lycurgus leased the guest house of Allen Herbert and renamed it the "Sans Souci" creating one of the first beach resorts; that year Robert Louis Stevenson stayed at the resort. The area at coordinates 21°15′49″N 157°49′17″W is still called "Sans Souci Beach".

Waikiki has had erosion problems since the late 1800s, because hotels and homes were built too close to the natural shoreline, while seawalls and other structures blocked the natural ebb and flow of sand along the beach. By 1950, more than 80 structures, including seawalls, groins and storm drains, occupied the Waikiki shoreline; the area became filled with large resort hotels, such as the Hilton Hawaiian Village, the Hyatt Regency Waikiki, Marriott Waikiki, Sheraton Waikiki, historic hotels dating back to the early 20th century. The beach hosts many events, including surf competitions, outdoor performances, hula dancing and outrigger canoe races; the many amenities and hotels enable Waikiki to generate 42 percent of Hawaiʻi's visitor revenue. In the early 1900s, Waikiki was home to many wetlands, which were believed to harbor disease-carrying mosquitoes. To get rid of the mosquitoes, islanders created the Ala Wai canal; the canal known as the Waikiki Drainage Canal, was created by a Hawaiian dredging company run by Walter F. Dillingham.

The project took about seven years, 1921-1928. In the early 20th century, Duke Kahanamoku became a well-known surfer in Waikiki. Throughout his life and after competing in the Olympics, many people around the world wanted to learn to surf. Duke's influence made Waikiki beach a surfing hotspot. "Dukes", a club in Waikiki named for Kahanamoku, helped Don Ho produce music and hosted the longest-running show in Waikiki. In the 1920s and 1930s sand was imported from Manhattan Beach, via ship and barge. In the early 1900s, plans for the Ala Wai Canal were developed to help with drainage and seawalls and groins began to appear; these helped build sand at one beach, but appropriated sand from others. Before 1950, Waikiki beaches were continuous, they became separated into some with sandy beach and others without. Following World War II, Waikiki beach restoration efforts have occurred every few years. Sand was imported to this artificial beach from the 1920s to the 1970s, once by boat and barge from Southern California.

1,730 feet of shoreline was replenished at a cost of $2.4 million following chronic erosion of more than a foot a year. Importing stopped in the 1970s. In March 1971, the Department of the Army Pacific Ocean Division, created a Draft Environmental Statement for the Kuhio Beach Sector of Waikiki, which aimed to improve the overall quality and size of the fading and narrowing shoreline. From October 29 through November 4, 2000, the first FINA World Open Water Swimming Championships, were held in the waters off Waikiki Beach. A partial restoration was completed in the spring of 2012; the project imported sand from nearby shoals and widened the 1,700-foot long beach by about 37 feet between the Royal Hawaiian Hotel concrete groin and the Kūhiō Beach crib wall. The project temporarily restored the beach to its 1985 shoreline. Two aging sandbag groin structures were removed in 2012. In 2017, beach erosion elevated sea levels. Honolulu's mayor stated: "I'm not a scientist, but I'll get a jackhammer in there and remove all the concrete that's there creating this backwash and sucking out more sand, plus it's just downright dangerous."

The neighborhood extends to Diamond Head on the east. Waikiki Beach is noted for its views of the Diamond Head tuff cone, its warm and cloud-free climate and its surf break; the Waikiki skyline is filled with high-rises and resort hotels. Half of the beach is marked off for surfers. For some distance into the ocean the water is quite shallow, with numerous rocks on the bottom; the waves can have some force on windy days. The surf is known for its long rolling break, making it ideal for long boarding, tandem surfing and beginners; as a result of shoreline development, Waikiki has eight distinct beaches. They are Ft. DeRussy, Duke Kahanamoku, Royal Hawaiian, Kūhiō, Kapiʻolani and Kaimana. Since 1951, nearly 80,000 cubic meters of sand have been added to restore Waikiki beaches. Today, however, it is believed that little of the added sand remains. From the beach the sunset in the sea is visible from mid-September to late March Ala Moana Beach Park, Hawaii's single most popular beach, is adjacent to but not technically part of Waikiki, was artificially made.

Waikiki's main thoroughfare is Kalākaua Avenue, named

World Islamic Mission

World Islamic Mission is an international Muslim organisation of Sufi-inspired Barelvi Sunni Muslims. It was established in the United Kingdom and inaugurated by Shah Ahmad Noorani Siddiqi, Pir Syed Ma'roof Hussain Shah Arif Qadri Naushahi and Arshadul Qaudri in Mecca in 1972; the mosque is led by Qamaruzzaman Azmi, a Sunni Muslim scholar, named in 2011 by Georgetown University as one of the "500 Most Influential Muslims in the World". Shahid Raza OBE was born on 13 December 1950 in India. At the invitation of the management council of Islamic Centre Leicester, he arrived in the UK in February 1978 and joined the centre to serve as its Head Imam, he moved in 1984 to London. He is Executive Secretary and Registrar of The Muslim Law Council UK

Dunkirk Schooner Site

Dunkirk Schooner Site is a historic shipwreck archaeological site located in Lake Erie off Dunkirk in Chautauqua County, New York. It lies about 20 miles off Dunkirk resting in 170 feet of cold freshwater, embedded on submerged lands of New York in the eastern basin of Lake Erie, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009. The ship was a Great Lakes schooner, a two-masted wooden sailing ship 80 feet in length on deck, 19 feet in beam. While the ship has never been positively identified, there are two theories of its history, it may have been the Caledonia, built on the River Rouge near Detroit in 1799 and used in the fur trade in the early 19th century. It was commandeered by the British military at the outbreak of the War of 1812 and captured by the Americans a year later, it was sold to Pennsylvania merchants who renamed it the General Wayne and used it as part of the Underground Railroad to ferry runaway slaves to Canada until sinking sometime before 1850. An alternative theory is that it may be a nameless 1830s schooner that sank carrying grain

Sally Sussman Morina

Sally Sussman Morina is a Documentary Filmmaker and an Emmy Award and WGA Award-winning television Writer and Producer. She is based in California, she is married to a CBS Daytime director and producer. She has gone by her married name Sally Sussman Morina on various projects. In May 2016, the feature documentary, Midnight Return: The Story of Billy Hayes and Turkey, Directed and Produced by Sally Sussman had its World Premiere at the Cannes Film Festival; the film has shown in festivals all over the world and is in its theatrical release and available on Sundance Now. Https:// On September 15, 2016, it was confirmed that Sussman was named as The Young and the Restless's new head writer and Co-Executive Producer. Sussman's tenure as head writer began taping on October 20, 2016, is aired on December 7, 2016. On July 31, 2017, Daytime Confidential announced that both Kay Alden and Sussman will be departing from the show, with Mal Young being named as the new head writer.

Midnight Return: The Story of Billy Hayes and Turkey Director/Writer/ProducerThe Young and the Restless Head Writer: December 7, 2016 – October 24, 2017 Co-Executive Producer: December 7, 2016 – October 24, 2017 Associate Head Writer: June 10, 2005 - November 2006 Breakdown Writer: June 10, 2005 - November 2006 Writer: 1984 - 1988 Storyline Consultant: January 1983 – 1988, May 17, 2005 - May 12, 2006 The Facts of Life WriterKnots Landing WriterFreshman Dorm WriterAnother World Script Writer: 1996Days of Our Lives Head Writer: January 8, 1998 - October 15, 1999 Co-Head Writer: November 21, 1997 - January 5, 1998 Associate Head Writer: 1996-1997 Generations Creator Head Writer: March 27, 1989 - January 25, 1991 Executive Producer: March 27, 1989 - January 25, 1991Spyder Games Executive Producer: 2001 Head Writer: 2001 Cannes Film Festival Nominated, Golden Camera Midnight Return: The Story of Billy Hayes and Turkey Nominated, Golden Eye Midnight Return: The Story of Billy Hayes and Turkey Daytime Emmy Awards NOMINATIONS & WIN Writers Guild of America Award NOMINATIONS:.

2010 Houston Dynamo season

The 2010 Houston Dynamo season was the fifth season of the team's existence. This year was the first season; as of July 20, 2010. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. In February, the Dynamo participated in the Pro Soccer Classic, taking place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, they lost to New York Red Bulls on February 25, 6-5 on penalty kicks after a scoreless tie in regulation. They beat FC Dallas in the consolation game on February 27, 2-1. During their time in Florida, they played a friendly against the UCF Knights NCAA Division I men's soccer team, which they won, 4-0, they are scheduled to play pre-season friendlies against Austin Aztex FC of the USSF Division 2 Professional League, San Jose Earthquakes and C. D. Chivas USA. Houston began their fifth Major League Soccer regular season on the road with a match against FC Dallas on March 27, 2010, followed by their home opener against the Real Salt Lake on April 1, 2010.

On April 24, 2010, starting midfielder Geoff Cameron ruptured his PCL. He was expected to return in mid-August. On May 5, 2010, Houston lost to rivals FC Dallas 1-0; the Dynamo went winless during the month of June. Houston went winless during the month of July. On July 14, Houston released their first designated player Luis Angel Landin after less than one year with the club. On July 31, Thierry Henry made his MLS debut against Houston in a 2-2 tie. Win Tie Loss Semi-Final Round Third Place Match Conference Overall Last updated: July 1, 2010Source: MajorLeagueSoccer.comPld = Matches played.


Cor-Bon/Glaser LLC is a manufacturer of small arms ammunition. Based in Sturgis, South Dakota, Cor-Bon/Glaser Ammunition originated when Peter Pi Sr. started making handgun hunting ammo in 1982 because the available ammunition at that time was performing poorly. Pi noticed that hollow point ammunition would not expand and went about creating a line of ammunition with reliable expansion. Pi's philosophy in creating his line of ammunition can be summed up by this quote: "Velocity is the key to making hollowpoint bullets work; the added velocity assures that the hollowpoint will open up if plugged with material. This reduces the risk of overpenetration and allows the action of the hollowpoint bullet to dump the available energy into the target." On June 23, 2011 the company opened the CorBon Law Enforcement Training Center in Sturgis, South Dakota. The center has several shooting ranges to train law enforcement officers. CLETC closed in 2015 due to a lack of business. Cor-bon produces several product lines of ammunition: Original JHP DPX Performance Match Urban Response Hunting Lines Multi-Purpose Rifle Subsonic AmmoGlaser Safety Slug has several product lines: Powerball Safety Slug Blue Safety Slug SilverNote: Some of these products produce Plus P pressures.

Do not use in your firearms unless you know for certain it is Plus P capable! Cor-Bon designed and developed the.32 NAA a.380 ACP case necked-down to a.32 caliber bullet, the NAA Guardian.32 NAA pocket pistol in partnership with North American Arms. At the 2004 SHOT Show, Cor-Bon and NAA introduced their jointly developed.25 NAA..400 Cor-Bon is a Cor-Bon cartridge, developed in 1997. In the same manner as the.32 NAA, it was based off a.45 ACP case necked-down to.40. Cor-bon is owned by makers of firearms and ammunition. GeneralBoyle, Mike. "Hot Shot: A Look at Premium Ammo". Retrieved 26 February 2017; the hands down winner of the day was CorBon DPX 115 grain +P HP. Anonymous. "AMMUNITION FOR THE SELF-DEFENSE FIREARM". Retrieved 26 February 2017. Glaser Safety Slugs, made by Cor-Bon, are one exotic round I can recommend Official website