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Surf organization says it opposes proposed beach groin redesigns

  • KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / JAN. 25

    A concrete seawall, or groin, built in 1927, is crumbling, which could destabilize more than 1,700 feet of shoreline. The Royal Hawaiian groin is between the Royal Hawaiian and Sheraton Waikiki hotels.

A leading surfer group is opposed to any major changes to the Royal Hawaiian groin. Plans to restore or expand the groin and shore up the sand along world-famous Waikiki beach were discussed during a public meeting Tuesday at the Waikiki Community Center. Read more

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