Tension at the Nexus of the Global and Local: Culture, Property, and Marine Aquaculture in Hawai'i

  title={Tension at the Nexus of the Global and Local: Culture, Property, and Marine Aquaculture in Hawai'i},
  author={Krisnawati Suryanata and Karen Umemoto},
  journal={Environment and Planning A},
  pages={199 - 213}
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