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The coastal waters of Hawaii are extremely important for recreation as well as for the health of the marine environment. Non-point source pollution from storm runoff poses a great threat to surface water quality in Hawaii. The State of Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) includes...

Author(s)
Sobotkova, M.; Dusek, J.; Alavi, G.; Laxman Sharma; Chittaranjan Ray
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Water, 2018, 10, 12, pp 1832
Abstract

Interaction between customers and servers from different cultures provides an interesting case of intercultural communication. Although a server's attentive service on customers is common in full service dining restaurants, especially in the United States, this may not be preferable to customers...

Author(s)
Lee, H. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2015, 50, pp 134-144
Abstract

Organic farm volunteering programs facilitate opportunities for volunteer tourists to fulfill their desire for authenticity and meaning through farm experience, while simultaneously meeting organic farmers' need for affordable labor. We situate this presumably mutual partnership within the broader...

Author(s)
Mostafanezhad, M.; Suryanata, K.; Azizi, S.; Milne, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Geoforum, 2015, 65, pp 125-133
Abstract

Objective: To gain an in-depth understanding of what young adult electronic- or e-cigarette users like or dislike about e-cigarettes. We aimed to determine the reasons that may encourage young adults to use e-cigarettes or discourage them from using e-cigarettes. Design: Twelve focus group...

Author(s)
Pokhrel, P.; Herzog, T. A.; Muranaka, N.; Fagan, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Psychology & Health, 2015, 30, 12, pp 1450-1469
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The concept of slow tourism is gaining attention and this study provides new insights into the phenomenon from the perspective of a goal-driven consumption process. The authors conduct primary qualitative research to define slow tourism, build a conceptual model, and develop measurement scales....

Author(s)
Oh HaeMoon; Assaf, A.
Publisher
EuroCHRIE,
Citation
32nd EuroCHRIE conference "Hospitality and Tourism Futures", Dubai 6-9 October 2014, 2014, pp 29
Abstract

Despite globally increasing interest in restoring local-level management of natural resources, few studies examine differences between residents' and tourists' place connections and implications for community-based natural resource management. This article reports findings from a survey (n=264) in...

Author(s)
Vaughan, M. B.; Ardoin, N. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 1, pp 50-68
Abstract

Surfers are characterized by the time and effort they invest in surfing and their propensity to travel in search for the perfect wave. In spite of such characteristics and the economic significance of surf tourism, little is known about surfing as serious leisure and its implications in surf...

Author(s)
Barbieri, C.; Sotomayor, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 35, pp 111-121
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Purpose. This study examined municipal officials' participation in built environment policy initiatives focused on land use design, transportation, and parks and recreation. Design. Web-based cross-sectional survey. Setting. Eighty-three municipalities with 50,000 or more residents in eight states. ...

Author(s)
Lemon, S. C.; Goins, K. V.; Schneider, K. L.; Brownson, R. C.; Valko, C. A.; Evenson, K. R.; Eyler, A. A.; Heinrich, K. M.; Litt, J.; Lyn, R.; Reed, H. L.; Tompkins, N. O.; Maddock, J.
Publisher
American Journal of Health Promotion, Troy, USA
Citation
American Journal of Health Promotion, 2015, 30, 1, pp 42-49
Abstract

This article uses data from a survey of 1,422 individuals visiting six coral reef areas in Hawai'i to examine their value orientations (e.g., protection-use, biocentric-anthropocentric) toward these areas and how these orientations influence their norms regarding use densities at these areas....

Author(s)
Ceurvorst, R. L.; Needham, M. D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2012, 8, 3, pp 111-126
Abstract

This article reports on an application of choice experiment methods to anglers targeting blue marlin and other pelagic species in Hawaii. Data was collected through the Hawaii Marine Recreational Fisheries Statistical Survey in 2006. Based on 480 completed surveys, respondents were dominantly male...

Author(s)
Duffield, J.; Neher, C.; Allen, S.; Patterson, D.; Gentner, B.
Publisher
MRE Foundation, Inc., Kingston, USA
Citation
Marine Resource Economics, 2012, 27, 4, pp 343-357

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