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Station Aloha: A laboratory for studying the sea

Oceanographers gauge man-made changes

By Timothy Hurley

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 10, 2014

~~<p>&quot;Aloha&quot; is the Hawaiian word for love and affection, commonly used to say hello or goodbye and sometimes combined with other words to express a fond Hawaiian greeting.</p>
<p>Sixty miles north of Oahu, at a lonely spot in the Pacific Ocean known as Station ALOHA, the word has a different meaning: &quot;A Long-term Oligotrophic Habitat Assessment.&quot;</p>
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"Aloha" is the Hawaiian word for love and affection, commonly used to say hello or goodbye and sometimes combined with other words to express a fond Hawaiian greeting.

Sixty miles north of Oahu, at a lonely spot in the Pacific Ocean known as Station ALOHA, the word has a different meaning: "A Long-term Oligotrophic Habitat Assessment." Login for more...



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