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Hawaii Beach Erosion

‘Tidal Bulge’ Stopping Work on Kuhio Beach

Based on the input from an expert on ocean tides, the City and County of Honolulu is giving up its…

Waikiki Erosion Control To Temporarily Shut Down Kalakaua

Here’s an inconvenience: Kalakaua Avenue will be completely closed for about 20 minutes between 11 a.m. and noon today. The…

Waikiki Erosion Control To Temporarily Shut Down Kalakaua

Here’s an inconvenience: Kalakaua Avenue will be completely closed for about 20 minutes between 11 a.m. and noon today. The…

City Pledges to Act as Erosion Threatens Waikiki, Hawaii’s Tourism Mecca

Erosion is eating away at Hawaii’s most famous beach. KITV reported yesterday that Kuhio Beach in Waikiki lost 25 feet of…

Erosion Eating Away at Maui Beaches

From The Maui News: A new study says that Maui could see some of its beaches completely…
Waikiki’s Venetian Nightmare: Natural Disasters in Paradise? Courtesy: Alan Light/Flickr

Waikiki’s Venetian Nightmare: Natural Disasters in Paradise?

Global warming threatens iconic Hawaii locations, crucial infrastructure, and billions of dollars in tourism revenue.

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.
Hawaii Beach Erosion