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Start plans today for sea-level rise


    What effect rising seas will have on Hawaii will depend on location and geography. Hawaii island, for example, may better withstand coastal erosion and flooding than certain parts of Oahu, with its heavily urbanized shorelines.

Unlike previous years, this summer’s king tides — the highest of the year — captured our attention. It could be because they were more than 9 inches higher than predicted in April and May, breaking a 112-year-old record. Read more

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