Board Talk: Erosion, Kapa`a Lease, Coral Settlement, Turtle Bay

posted in: Board Talk, July 2015 | 0

Board Facilitates Removal of Encroachments, While Expanding an Easement for Another

“The ocean is rising. The state is getting more land every year,” said board member Stanley Roehrig at the May 8 meeting of the state Board of Land and Natural Resources.

Indeed, in May, Environment Hawai`i detailed how, more and more, the shoreline certification process is identifying properties in need of an easement from the Land Board to legitimize encroaching, but legally built, structures. (Under state law, the state owns everything up to the highest wash of the waves.)

That same month, the Land Board approved additions to . . .

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