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While rising sea levels get much of the attention, another significant threat is the impact of severe weather on Hawaii’s mountains, watersheds and ag lands.
As the sea level rise exacerbates coastal erosion, many longtime middle-class residents are struggling to protect their properties.
A new report sheds light on some of the critical factors for the state to consider when implementing a managed retreat strategy.
Years of chopping down invasive trees, replanting native species and controlling predators may be paying off for albatross threatened by sea level rise.
Several measures in the Legislature give the public a chance to weigh in on what could be a sweeping environmental policy reform.
Public opinion polls are inaccurate when it comes to global warming for a number of reasons.
Officials with the city climate office toured the island over the past few months to spread public awareness of the issue and gather feedback on ways to reduce emissions.
Hawaii lawmakers will confront major policy questions this session as they grapple with looming problems from a warming planet.
The critically endangered Newell’s shearwater and Hawaiian petrel were thought to be living almost exclusively on Kauai.
Kauai has tightened requirements for shoreline development, but they don’t take into account more alarming recent predictions of the impact of climate change and rising seas.
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources says money is urgently needed to protect beaches, watersheds, native species and more.
Keynote speaker at Hawaii Climate Conference cites importance of equitability in how we respond to the effects of a warming planet.