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A remote archipelago, Hawai'i, offers a plethora of sought after coastal and marine tourism experiences. The same unique marine fauna that draws tourists also makes Hawai'i a major player in the international ornamental aquarium trade. For many residents of Hawai'i, the marine realm is part of...

Author(s)
Porter, B. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2018, 20, 2, pp 309-330
Abstract

This paper explores the suitability of community-based conservation measures to complement a proposed command-and-control approach for two multi-user bays with spinner dolphins in Hawai'i, USA, which have considerable dolphin watching tourist activities and human-dolphin interactions. The paper...

Author(s)
Heenehan, H.; Basurto, X.; Bejder, L.; Tyne, J.; Higham, J. E. S.; Johnston, D. W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 4, pp 536-556
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The Hawaiian Islands are a popular tourism destination for over seven million travelers annually. Commercial marine tourism in Hawai'i (e.g., snorkel and dive trips, wild dolphin swims, whale watching) is a multi-million dollar industry attracting visitors from around the world. By using proper...

Author(s)
Wiener, C. S.; Needham, M. D.; Wilkinson, P. F.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2009, 12, 5/6, pp 489-504
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Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF) Eco-Adventures operates a fleet of nine ecotour vessels in Maui, Hawaii and has used these vessels as an opportunistic research platform since 2010. The researchers at PWF have utilized ecotour vessels as a platform of opportunity (PoP) to collect photo-ID data,...

Author(s)
Currie, J. J.; Stack, S. H.; Kaufman, G. D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 2/3, pp 65-71
Abstract

Scuba diving and snorkeling with manta rays (M. birostris, M. alfredi) at sites in Hawaii, USA, have become popular, with upward of 30 tour boats and 300 participants daily. This article examined whether conflicts are occurring within and between these activities and if so, what types of conflict...

Author(s)
Needham, M. D.; Szuster, B. W.; Mora, C.; Lesar, L.; Anders, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 10, pp 1367-1384
Abstract

Shark cage diving is both popular and controversial, with proponents citing educational value and non-extractive use of natural resources and opponents raising concerns about public safety and ecological impacts. Logbook data collected 2004-2008 from two Oahu (Hawaii) shark cage diving operations...

Author(s)
Meyer, C. G.; Dale, J. J.; Papastamatiou, Y. P.; Whitney, N. M.; Holland, K. N.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Environmental Conservation, 2009, 36, 2, pp 104-111
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Non-fishery use of artificial reefs has been given attention in recent years. The primary concern associated with non-fishery artificial reefs is their effects to the surrounding ecosystems. This study examined the infaunal communities around two non-fishery artificial reefs (the sunken vessels...

Author(s)
Fukunaga, A.; Bailey-Brock, J. H.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Marine Environmental Research, 2008, 65, 3, pp 250-263
Abstract

This study analyzes individuals' choice and the implied economic values associated with spinner dolphin excursions in Hawaii based on a stated preference survey. A mixed error component choice model is used to analyze respondents 'preferences. Respondents are found to be highly heterogeneous in...

Author(s)
Hu, W. U. Y.; Boehle, K.; Cox, L.; Pan, M. L.
Publisher
MRE Foundation, Inc., Kingston, USA
Citation
Marine Resource Economics, 2009, 24, 1, pp 61-76
Abstract

This chapter reviews contemporary and historical documents pertaining to in-water encounters between humans and wild cetaceans. The review is organized around the four basic categories of in-water encounters between humans and cetaceans. These involve swimming with cetaceans that are 'lone...

Author(s)
Samuels, A.; Bejder, L.; Constantine, R.; Heinrich, S.
Publisher
CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Marine mammals: fisheries, tourism and management issues, 2003, pp 277-303
Abstract

Coral transplantation was used to evaluate the response of corals to trampling by determining growth and mortality at sites that ranged along a gradient of human use. Human use was measured with observational sampling. A clear progression of coral survivorship along the gradient was evident....

Author(s)
Rodgers, K. S.; Cox, E. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biological Conservation, 2003, 112, 3, pp 383-389

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