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Kosraean Handicraft (Christmas is Coming) :)

TweetKosrae has a long history of weaving and other handicraft. In ancient times the Island was famous for the fabric woven from banana fibers. There is significant interest in this traditional type of weaving and it is a craft that … Continue reading

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Rock Hopper Update!

TweetThis is just a short update on the September 1st Rock Hopper trail run. United Airlines is offering a 10% discount to all race participants and Kosrae Village is offering a 20% discount on lodging for the race week (special … Continue reading

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Kosrae Village News & Events

TweetThe best news! Our very good friend, Ric Fullerton, has successfully received a kidney from a living donor. Both he and his donor are doing extremely well and he expects to be back on Kwajalein in a few months. There … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned or I got Hacked!

TweetI’ll be the first to tell you that Facebook is NOT intuitive to me. It seems like every time I log in (not that often) the interface is different and finding what I need is difficult. So, like a million … Continue reading

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Crustaceans Rule!

TweetLast Saturday a new volunteer coral monitoring team formed by island residents completed their first monitoring session! Since everyone is working, their monitoring schedule will be monthly on Saturdays. If you are an interested local diver you are welcome to … Continue reading

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Protection for the Yela Ka Forest

TweetEarlier this month a historic occasion took place on Kosrae. The Yela Valley Ka forest, the last major Terminalia carolinensis forest in the world, is now protected by the first conservation easement in the Asia Pacific Region. The Nature Conservancy … Continue reading

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A Newletter in Disguise :)

TweetThis post is partly to check that the new subscription mechanism is working and to share three short bits of information. Next weekend (April 5-6) I will be at the Seattle Scuba and H2O Show. It’s being held at the … Continue reading

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Spring Time in Kosrae!

TweetHey – I hope that you are having beautiful weather where ever you are. It’s gorgeous here, I was diving two days ago with a group of local students and the water was perfect. Crystal clear, calm and with lots … Continue reading

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Sports Kosrae!

TweetThis has been a great week for sports on Kosrae! You might already know that sports are very popular on here. Well, this week was Heaven for all the sports fans, and great fun for the rest of us. 🙂 … Continue reading

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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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