Resource Management, 1999 - present

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    What Is Sustainable Development?
    (University of Hawaii, 2006-04) Cox, Linda J. ; Cusick, John
    The publication discusses three broad systems for sustainability (economic, social, and environmental) and the components and goals of sustainable development.
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    Value of Hawaii Hotel and Resort Open Area
    (University of Hawaii, 2001-04) Vieth, Gary R. ; Cox, Linda J. ; Eastwood, Frank
    A study of hotels in three areas of Hawaii found that guests value the existence of open areas on their grounds. Visitors to Maui and Hawaii differed from those to Waikiki in that the former were willing to pay a premium for a room in a hotel with a large amount of open area.
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    The Potential for Green Roofs in Hawai'i
    (University of Hawaii, 2007-02) Kaufman, Andrew ; Cox, Linda J. ; Miura, Tomoaki ; Easterday, Dawn
    Types, advantages, public and private benefits, and costs of growing vegetation to cover rooftops are discussed. Simulation aerial views compare Waikiki and downtown Honolulu with and without such vegetaion.
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    Resource Use Decisions: Private Vs. Public Valuation
    (University of Hawaii, 1999-09) Vieth, Gary ; Cox, Linda
    Differences between "formal rationality," profit-based business decisions and "substantive rationality," value-based decisions to benefit the public are discussed.
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    Sustainable Use Management of Hanauma Bay
    (University of Hawaii, 2001-07) Vieth, Gary R. ; Cox, Linda J.
    Oahu's Hanauma Bay is what economists consider a scarce, open-access resource, vulnerable to overuse. A survey of park users about nonresident fees was conducted. The effects of fees on reducing park use are discussed.
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    Seed Technology for Forestry in Hawaii
    (University of Hawaii, 2000-01) Friday, J.B.
    Methods of collecting, handling, storing, and germinating forest tree seeds are described.
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    Providing Open Area: The Costs to Hotels
    (University of Hawaii, 2000-10) Foy, Jeanmarie ; Vieth, Gary R. ; Cox, Linda J.
    Analysis of the extent of undeveloped areas on the grounds of hotels and resorts in Waikiki and on Maui and Hawaii is reported. Cost considerations in enhancing these areas to appeal to the preferences of tourists for such spaces are discussed.
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    HNRIS (Hawaii Natural Resource Information System) for Windows
    (University of Hawaii, 2007-06) Meng, Quinglong ; Liang, Tung
    HNRIS allows assessment of hydrologic characteristics, soil and weather, hazards of applying pesticides and fertilizers, sites for growing crops or raising livestock, and the effectiveness of natural resource management practices. The program is available for downloading.
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    Managing Hawaii's Watersheds
    (University of Hawaii, 1999-05) Cox, Linda J. ; Swan, Sandy ; Evensen, Carl I.
    The Hawaiian ahupua'a system of managing the resources of lands and coastal waters is briefly described.
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    Hawaiian Ecosystems and Culture; Why Growing Plants for Lei Helps to Preserve Hawaii's Natural and Cultural Heritage
    (University of Hawaii, 2009-00) Anderson-Fung, Puanani O. ; Maly, Kepa
    This excerpt from "Growing plants for Hawaiian lei" examines the effects of early Hawaiians' spiritual beliefs and culture on their management of natural and agricultural ecosystems in the archepelago. Implications of these ancient practices for contemporary care of natural resources are developed.
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