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Interest in oceanography finds student on the briny

By Michael Tsai

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 12, 2013

~~<p>The depth of Nakoa Farrant's passion for science has always been evident, but certainly never more so than when he recently spent time logging raw ocean-floor data aboard a 211-foot exploration vessel in the Caribbean.</p>
<p>&quot;It was my first time out to sea like that,&quot; says Farrant, a senior at Kame&shy;ha&shy;meha Schools in Kapa&shy;lama. &quot;It was cool being surrounded by more than 20 scientists and seeing what they do. It was very rigorous, and it takes a lot of commitment. It's not at all an easy job, but it's very rewarding.&quot;</p>
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The depth of Nakoa Farrant's passion for science has always been evident, but certainly never more so than when he recently spent time logging raw ocean-floor data aboard a 211-foot exploration vessel in the Caribbean.

"It was my first time out to sea like that," says Farrant, a senior at Kame­ha­meha Schools in Kapa­lama. "It was cool being surrounded by more than 20 scientists and seeing what they do. It was very rigorous, and it takes a lot of commitment. It's not at all an easy job, but it's very rewarding." Login for more...



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