City Climate Change Commission Mulls Changes to Shoreline Setback Ordinance

posted in: Climate Change, December 2019 | 0

Sunset Beach homeowners Gary and
Cynthia Stanley may have bought some
time to keep their unauthorized sandbag
burrito pile in place through the winter by
requesting a contested case hearing from
the Board of Land and Natural Resources
(see Board Talk), but the long-term future
of their home and others in the area is
dubious, at best.

Hawai‘i magazine last month reported
on one 40-year Sunset Beach resident
who has accepted that he may have to
abandon his home as the shoreline erodes
ever closer.

It’s unlikely seawalls or . . .

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