Author Archives: Katrina

It’s a whole different world!

TweetWhen you thinking of diving in a tropical location, you think of clear vis, amazing corals, wonderfully bizarre animals and huge schools of fish, right? Well, next time you have a chance, take it a little farther. Most tropical destinations … Continue reading

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Diving! Again or Still or Whatever :)

TweetI’ve just spent a couple of excellent weeks diving, with old friends and new. I’m at that really nice place in training a new dive guide, where I need to be there, but he’s almost ready to fly on his … Continue reading

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United Flight Number Change

TweetIt’s not a rumor any more. This was posted yesterday. Check here for the full  post. UNITED Micronesia Island Hopper Flight Number Changes from late-October 2013 by JL Update at 0615GMT 20JUL13 UNITED from 27OCT13 is adjusting operational flight numbers … Continue reading

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What DO you do all day??

TweetBesides all of the ordinary things that go with running a small business? I volunteer, a lot! Yesterday, I spent volunteering with the KIRMA (Kosrae Island Resource Management Authority) Marine Division in their annual survey / cleanup of crown of thorn … Continue reading

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Katrina’s Spring Adventures!

TweetWell, I’ve had an exciting few weeks and not always in a fun way. The “not in a fun way” part involved multiple computer failures, computer viruses in hotel “business” centers and discovering that Android tablets are useful in a … Continue reading

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Unofficial FSM National Election Results

TweetFor all of you who follow the FSM national elections. Check this link for the unofficial results from Tuesday’s election. Cheers, Katrina   Tweet

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Bits and Pieces

TweetCoral Monitoring People wonder if our coral monitoring program is fun, if there is a lot of diving and if you see new stuff. I think that I can say that the answer is YES!. Yesterday I went through some … Continue reading

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My New Photo Gallery :)

TweetApologies to you who have already received this through the Kosrae Village newsletter or Facebook page. I’ve just updated my photo gallery. I’ve added a “Travel” section for the photos that I take when I am away from Kosrae, and … Continue reading

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Solomon Island Tsunami Kosrae Tide Levels

TweetLast year a joint project between KIRMA (Kosrae Island Resource Management Authority), NIWA, SPREP and FSM PACC resulted in the installation of our first ever tide gauge in Lelu Harbor. The project was funded by GEF/UNDP. The tide data is … Continue reading

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Solomon Islands Earthquake and Tsunami

TweetEarlier today there was a huge earthquake (8.0) of off the coast of the Solomon Islands. The Solomons are directly south of Kosrae and when the tsunami was generated, Kosrae was included in the warning issued by NOAA’s Tsunami Warning … Continue reading

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