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Norm Abramson, an Internet pioneer and probably the best surfer of the bunch, has joined the board of directors of NetEnterprise and sees Hawaii as finally becoming a tech Mecca.
Abramson, 69, who left Stanford to work at the University of Hawaii until the mid1990s after falling in love with surfing, put the Internet "on the air" with the original Alohanet, proving that packets of computer data could be sent wirelessly.
Already on the board officially, Abramson has yet to come to the islands for a board meeting but figures he will in the next few months. He says he brings to the table some good venture capital contacts, as well as knowledge of what research …