NASDAQ Halts Hoku Corporation

| Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

NEW YORK, July 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ Stock Market® (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading was halted today in Hoku Corporation (Nasdaq:HOKU) at 09:27:42 a.m., Eastern Time, for "additional information requested" from the company at a last price of $0.10.

Trading will remain halted until Hoku Corporation has fully satisfied NASDAQ's request for additional information.

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