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Letters to the Editor

For Sunday, March 11, 2012

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 11, 2012

~~<p><strong>Protecting forests will ensure water supply</strong></p>
<p>While it is interesting that Hawaii's wettest spot has shifted to Big Bog on Maui from Mt. Waialeale on Kauai (&quot;Wettest spot in Hawaii shifts to Maui,&quot; Star-Advertiser, March 7), the real story in the article is that University of Hawaii climatologist Tom Giambelluca's study confirms that Hawaii has been seeing a century-long trend of decreasing rainfall, with greater declines in the last 30 years.</p>
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Protecting forests will ensure water supply

While it is interesting that Hawaii's wettest spot has shifted to Big Bog on Maui from Mt. Waialeale on Kauai ("Wettest spot in Hawaii shifts to Maui," Star-Advertiser, March 7), the real story in the article is that University of Hawaii climatologist Tom Giambelluca's study confirms that Hawaii has been seeing a century-long trend of decreasing rainfall, with greater declines in the last 30 years. Login for more...



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