Author Archives: Katrina

Finally! My Head is Above Water!

TweetI mean that literally, the last couple of months have been frantically busy. The University of Washington held their second Kosrae Island Exploratory Seminar this year with Kosrae Village as their home base. The class, an absolutely wonderful group of … Continue reading

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2011 Coral Monitoring or Reef Keepers R Us

Tweet This year’s team was incredible, one of the best groups we have ever had; hard working, eager and patient when we had to make last minute changes, when equipment failed or when any of the 2001 things that can … Continue reading

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2011 University of Washington Exploratory Seminar

TweetThis year’s class was made up of a fantastic group of young women who had a very intense 4 weeks on Kosrae. The class focused on the relationships between Kosraean communities, culture and the local environment. Most days the class … Continue reading

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Yet Another Photographer **BIG Grin**

TweetA week or so ago our extraordinary dive master Ben Frank and I joined Rob Myers (marine biologist, photographer and author of Micronesian Reef Fishes) for a day on the reef. We were diving at Nefalil and Hiroshi Point on … Continue reading

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1000 Year Old Artifacts!!?

Tweet Wow!! Statues, an ancient “tok” (pounding stone) and a coral tray large enough to hold the Thanksgiving turkey! Felicia Beardsley, an archaeologist from La Verne University in Southern California just finished what is becoming an annual archeological project on … Continue reading

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Sydney Seminar Aftermath

TweetThose of you following the blog probably know that Bruce was just in Sydney, Australia, representing Kosrae State at the Sydney Boat show and a pre-show seminar. There must have been some reporters at the seminar, here is a link … Continue reading

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Who are the Kosrae Village guests???

TweetBruce is off to Sydney, Australia to represent the island of Kosrae at the Sydney Boat Show. The FSM, Federated States of Micronesia or Micronesia for short, has a booth (or “stand” in Australian :)) with representatives from all four … Continue reading

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2011 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence!

TweetYippee! I just received a message from TripAdvisor letting us know that Kosrae Village Ecolodge & Dive Resort has won a 2011 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence! Here is what their message said: “TripAdvisor awards this certificate to properties who consistently … Continue reading

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Kosrae Special Election, Day Two

TweetDay two of the Kosrae Special Election vote counting, now including the Hawaii and Guam results. Here are the unofficial results for the top thee candidates. The results include the votes from Kosrae State, Pohnpei, absentee ballots, Hawaii, and Guam. … Continue reading

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Kosrae’s July 1st Special Election

TweetMany of you know that Alik Alik, Kosrae’s four year term Senator was recently re-elected as the FSM Vice President. Yesterday was the special election to fill his seat. Here are the unofficial results from Kosrae State, Pohnpei and the … Continue reading

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