The article that begins on page 3 of this pdf, “Agencies Seek Funding, Explore Options For Mitigating Effects of Sea Level Rise,” contains an error: Engineering with Nature is a program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, not FEMA.
ADC Payout: Among the payments for settlements and judgments authorized by the state Legislature earlier this year was one for $131,849.52, identified as the settlement for a case brought in federal court in 2018. Early that year, the Agribusiness Development Corporation was sued by … Continued
“It’s pretty intense,” says state toxicologist Dr. Diana Felton. With rising seas and more frequent severe storms expected as a result of the climate crisis, she and Department of Health colleague Dr. Iris van der Zander warn of the increased … Continued
(This article has been corrected to reflect that Engineering with Nature is a program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, not FEMA.) As Environment Hawai‘i reported in April, sea level rise threatens to draw sewage from cesspools and other on-site disposal systems into coastal … Continued
On July 9, Maui’s Kai Nishiki and Kaua‘i’s Caren Diamond — both well-known advocates for public beach access — requested a contested case hearing on the state Board of Land and Natural Resources’ approval of an amended version of the Department … Continued
Bottlenose bullies. That pretty much describes the behavior of some of the bottlenose dolphins that frequent the waters near Makako Bay, just north of the Kona airport. Up until about 2006, most of the dolphins in the area were the much smaller … Continued
As the working group convened by the Scientific and Statistical Committee of the Western Pacific Fishery ManagementCouncil developed its criticisms of measures intended to reduce the bycatch of false killer whales by the Hawai‘i longline fleet, actual interactions between the longliners and … Continued
Late last year, Justin Prouty purchased an ocean-front home for $2.7 million on Ke Nui Road, on O‘ahu’s North Shore. The area, known as Sunset Beach, is famous for its surf – but also for the high winter waves that have eroded the coast, … Continued