Aloha Is


Author: Tammy Paikai

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781597002455

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 19

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Describes all the different meanings of aloha.

Aloha Is Forever

Finding Hope in the Midst of Despair


Author: Ricky/L Reece,Sharon Reece

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780982159217


Page: 244

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A is for Aloha

A Hawai'i Alphabet


Author: U'ilani Goldsberry

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press

ISBN: 1585366323

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 5911

Completing our acclaimed Discover America State by State series is A is for Aloha: AHawaii Alphabet. The landscape of Hawaii is as exotic as its history and people. Written and illustrated by native Hawaiians, U'ilani Goldsberry and Tammy Yee, Ais for Aloha is a lovingly created introduction to one of the most-visited places on Earth. From the meaning of the word aloha to the plight of the state bird author U'ilani Goldsberry answers questions that most Malihinis have about this lush multi-island paradise. Author U'ilani Goldsberry was born on the island of Maui, in the small town of Pu'unene. She now lives in La'ie on the northeastern coast of O'ahu. She has written a variety of books including three Auntie U'i books. Illustrator Tammy Yee grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii. She currently lives in Windward O'ahu.

Wireless Information Networks


Author: Kaveh Pahlavan,Allen H. Levesque

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471738638

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 760

View: 1462

Towards location aware mobile ad hoc sensors A Systems Engineering Approach to Wireless Information Networks The Second Edition of this internationally respected textbook brings readers fully up to date with the myriad of developments in wireless communications. When first published in 1995, wireless communications was synonymous with cellular telephones. Now wireless information networks are the most important technology in all branches of telecommunications. Readers can learn about the latest applications in such areas as ad hoc sensor networks, home networking, and wireless positioning. Wireless Information Networks takes a systems engineering approach: technical topics are presented in the context of how they fit into the ongoing development of new systems and services, as well as the recent developments in national and international spectrum allocations and standards. The authors have organized the myriad of current and emerging wireless technologies into logical categories: * Introduction to Wireless Networks presents an up-to-the-moment discussion of the evolution of the cellular industry from analog cellular technology to 2G, 3G, and 4G, as well as the emergence of WLAN and WPAN as broadband ad hoc networks * Characteristics of Radio Propagation includes new coverage of channel modeling for space-time, MIMO, and UWB communications and wireless geolocation networks * Modem Design offers new descriptions of space-time coding, MIMO antenna systems, UWB communications, and multi-user detection and interference cancellation techniques used in CDMA networks * Network Access and System Aspects incorporates new chapters on UWB systems and RF geolocations, with a thorough revision of wireless access techniques and wireless systems and standards Exercises that focus on real-world problems are provided at the end of each chapter. The mix of assignments, which includes computer projects and questionnaires in addition to traditional problem sets, helps readers focus on key issues and develop the skills they need to solve actual engineering problems. Extensive references are provided for those readers who would like to explore particular topics in greater depth. With its emphasis on knowledge-building to solve problems, this is an excellent graduate-level textbook. Like the previous edition, this latest edition will also be a standard reference for the telecommunications industry.

Wireless Communications


Author: T. L. Singal

Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780070681781

Category: Wireless communication systems

Page: 669

View: 4150

Chicken Soup from the Soul of Hawai'i

Stories of Aloha to Create Paradise Wherever You Are


Author: Jack Canfield,Mark Victor Hansen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1453276971

Category: Self-Help

Page: 371

View: 1024

All over the world people have a word for paradise: Hawai'i. Now there's a book that captures that magical place for its millions of residents, the 7 million visitors who make a pilgrimage there each year, and the millions more who long to feel the magic of Hawai'i on cold winter mornings. While the Hawaiian landscape is unparalleled-sun-drenched beaches, wild waves, snow-capped peaks, cascading waterfalls and dramatic volcanoes-the true spirit of Hawai'i lives in its people and their experiences. Now, the people of Hawai'i and those who love it share its special magic in this beautiful collection of stories. From celebrities including Bo Derek, Clint and Dina Eastwood, Don Ho, Regis and Joy Philbin and Kelly Preston, to native storyteller Nalani Olds, activist and teacher Kanalu Young, and world-class surfers, athletes, hula masters and master chefs, this book brings the gifts of Hawai'i to the world. Whether readers remember Hawai'i as the place where they fell in love or celebrated their honeymoon, the place they yearn to visit or the place they call home, this book exudes the aloha spirit with every turn of a page.

In Search of Aloha


Author: Patricia Damrow Register


ISBN: 1105457869


Page: N.A

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There Is No Veil

Aloha Is Eternal


Author: Joyce Hau'oli Carter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781432741617

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 276

View: 623

As a result of her growing connection to the Hawaiian angels, author Joyce Hau'oli Carter has learned to apply their teachings to awakening faith and living a life of aloha: of mercy and caring. Her simple story explores the idea that when we die, our souls don't reside in a distant paradise, apart from loved ones by the boundaries of time, space, curtains, and veils. In this book, a sequel to her first, Ms. Carter makes complicated concepts understandable and offers several life affirmations and practical steps to follow when a partner passes. Aloha: The author shows us that aloha is love, and love knows no bounds. When we think it can hold nothing further, the heart expands to receive more love. Our lives are cluttered with technology. We don't talk; we twitter, making such trappings essential to our happiness. By leading simpler lives of aloha, we open our spiritual selves to joy and the connection that lasts beyond life in spirit. Spirit: Our loved ones wish to connect. We can accept and gift ourselves with quiet moments in which to do so. The angels first came to the author through an ancient Hawaiian place of worship and her family followed her through that gateway into the world of angels. After thirty years without, faith returned and grew. The angels sent her mind messages, and because she chose to receive, the author now leads a kinder, more spiritual life. Faith: Faith is acceptance without the support of proof. With the passing of a dear one, the author began a search to find what she thought she had lost. When all goes well, we accept faith with ease; when it doesn't, a stronger faith may surface and sustain. Ms. Carter's faith increased as she added to her early Christian beginnings whatever other belief systems offered that fostered peace and love. Stars: We come from the stars and the stars come to us. Ms. Carter has always recognized that our world isn't the center of the universe, and through personal experience she discovered we are not alone. Knowing that other life forms exist is readily apparent to those who acknowledge. Conflict: When disputes arise between loved ones, the author suggests trying to make things right, striving to make amends immediately. To wait may be too late. We bring to our relationships our human frailties, speaking without thinking, listening but misconstruing intent. We see what faces us yet fail to understand. We touch people's lives too casually, accepting the ease of doubt rather than the difficult search for truth. Life: We cannot live our lives according to the dictates of others. Ultimately we are responsible only to the Creator and to ourselves. This world may be the place to make mistakes and start over, and when this life ends, we can welcome the one to come as a new experience and a chance to become all we are meant to be. No Veil: When we die, whatever we call our essence leaves its earthly bounds and moves on. The author believes other dimensions may occupy the same space as ours where spirits dwell, and life continues after death with nothing separating us from our loved ones. Recovery: As Ms. Carter examined the years since the angels came into her life, she recognized there had been significant changes. After her husband passed, she realized the need to survive the devastating loss. We need to pick up the pieces and deal with responsibilities. "There Is No Veil" offers advice for handling whatever situations lead up to a passing and the aftermath, presenting simple steps that help when we experience that loss. The author suggests that we prepare now. Discuss a plan. Write it down. Keep it updated. Tell family members how to use it. In the back of the book, Ms. Carter lists significant statements called wisdom gems and includes an informative outline that offers advice for dealing with tragedy. She also provides readers with a glossary and an English/Hawaiian pronunciation guide.

Interference in Large Wireless Networks


Author: Martin Haenggi,Radha Krishna Ganti

Publisher: Now Publishers Inc

ISBN: 1601982984

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 126

View: 2428

Since interference is the main performance-limiting factor in most wireless networks, it is crucial to characterize the interference statistics. The main two determinants of the interference are the network geometry (spatial distribution of concurrently transmitting nodes) and the path loss law (signal attenuation with distance). For certain classes of node distributions, most notably Poisson point processes, and attenuation laws, closed-form results are available, for both the interference itself as well as the signal-to-interference ratios, which determine the network performance. This monograph presents an overview of these results and gives an introduction to the analytical techniques used in their derivation. The node distribution models range from lattices to homogeneous and clustered Poisson models to general motion-invariant ones. The analysis of the more general models requires the use of Palm theory, in particular conditional probability generating functionals, which are briefly introduced in the appendix.