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Erosion is eating away at Hawaii’s shorelines

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, tree stumps are seen among people enjoying the beach at Kualoa Beach Park in Kaaawa. While many beaches on Oahu are suffering from chronic erosion, Kualoa Beach Park is one of the worst cases.

  • NINA WU / NWU@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Parts of Kamehameha Highway near mile marker 22 in Hauula are crumbling due to erosion.

  • PHOTO COURTESY DOUG MAXWELL

    An aerial image taken last month of Kualoa Beach Park shows the damage done to a highway guardrail and the receding shoreline.

Every Sunday, when Pastor Tim Mason of Calvary by the Sea in Aina Haina looks out the window, it’s a reminder of a problem that is not going away anytime soon. Read more

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