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National parks in Hawaii: local interests and national park policy. In: International experience with national parks and related reserves. (Edited by: J.G. Nelson; R.D. Neehham, and D.L. Mann)

Sommarstrom, A.

Publication Series, Department of Geography, University of Waterloo 12: 143-174


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The paper describes Hawaii's two national parks, Hawaii Volcanoes on the Island of Hawaii and Haleakata on the Island of Maui, in terms of (1) their outstanding ecological features; and (2) the relationship of perceptions, attitudes, and values to national park management problems; (3) the strategies and institutional arrangements used in the establishment, growth, and management of the parks; and (4) a brief discussion on the role of technology in shaping park usage and management.

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