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Hawaii Beach Erosion

What Bills Are Still Alive at the Halfway Point of Hawaii’s Legislature? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

What Bills Are Still Alive at the Halfway Point of Hawaii’s Legislature?

UPDATED Laws on renewable energy, schools, the elderly, invasive species, the environment and others are set to pass.

Hawaii Senate Panel Advances Bills Addressing North Shore Erosion

A key committee in the Hawaii Senate has given its stamp of approval to two bills aimed at mitigating…

Rising Sea Level Taking Toll on Maui’s Shoreline

From Maui Weekly: Maui’s coasts are eroding, and will continue to erode a lot more in…
Bill Would Create a Park on North Shore to Address Erosion, Traffic Woes Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

Bill Would Create a Park on North Shore to Address Erosion, Traffic Woes

Hawaii Sen. Clayton Hee wants to spur the state Dept. of Transportation into fixing the road by Laniakea Beach.

Rep. Cynthia Thielen: Saving Sand Dunes

New legislation could go far in helping protect Hawaii's coastal areas from rising sea levels.
Honolulu Forgoes Federal Funds to Manage Coastal Development

Honolulu Forgoes Federal Funds to Manage Coastal Development

County planning department doesn't seek coastal management money to address worsening erosion.
Hawaii Monitor: It Is Time to Plan an Orderly Retreat From the Beach Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Hawaii Monitor: It Is Time to Plan an Orderly Retreat From the Beach

A wary respect for the ocean was drilled into me at an early age. Planners should embrace the same.
Washed Away: Huge North Shore Waves Reveal Hawaii’s Public Policy Gaps

Washed Away: Huge North Shore Waves Reveal Hawaii’s Public Policy Gaps

State and county officials struggle with choices that include saving homes or possibly eroding Sunset Beach.

Sunset Beach Homes Falling Into Ocean, Public Warned to Stay Out of Water

A number of oceanfront homes along Sunset Beach are at risk of being washed into the ocean following high surf…
Hawaii Beach Erosion