Category Archives: Oceanography

Overbooked :: Effects of Mass Tourism

Former New York Times and Washington Post correspondent Elizabeth Becker spoke  in the Ralph Bunche Library at the U.S. Department of State about her research for Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism, published in 2014.   Here are … Continue reading

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NOAA Scholarship Program

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) honors Dr. Nancy Foster with a scholarship program. particularly for women and members of minority groups. Dr. Nancy Foster was the former Assistant Administrator for Oceanic Services and Coastal Zone Management at the … Continue reading

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Mokupapapa Discovery Center in Hilo

The ground floor of the Koehnen building,  76 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo suggests 1920s grandeur with a wide staircase leading to law offices back in the day.  The building ocupies the corner of Waianuenue Avenue and Kamehameha Avenue  — powerful names … Continue reading

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