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Hawaii Beach Erosion

70 Percent of Hawaii’s Beaches Eroding

A new University of Hawaii study reports that the vast majority of beaches on Oahu, Kauai and Maui are washing…

Spending and Market-Based Tools to Address Sea-Level Rise in Hawaii

Last of 3 Parts: With strong leadership and careful planning, Hawaii could serve as a global model.

Hawaii Planning and Regulatory Tools To Adapt to Sea-Level Rise

Second of 3 Parts: Decision-makers could begin addressing imminent threats to life and safety.
How Hawaii Should Address Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise

How Hawaii Should Address Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise

First of 3 Parts: Three major recommendations for state action to facilitate preparations for sea-level rise.
Waikiki Beach Is Shrinking, But Hotel Tower Is Rising

Waikiki Beach Is Shrinking, But Hotel Tower Is Rising

Erosion and economics push and pull in opposite directions.
Hawaii Beach Erosion