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North Shore homes are in danger from erosion and homeowners say the state isn’t doing enough to help

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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Erosion from pounding surf and severe weather is threatening homes near Ehukai Beach Park. Above, Robert and Jo Jean Schieve stand on what’s left of their backyard.

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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

This sign was stuck in the sand at Ehukai Beach Park near the shoreline.from Black Point to Pipeline. Unfortunately the ocean surf has taken away muchl of the sand that use to extend more out into the ocean.

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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Much of the homeowners backyards has fallen into the ocean as the beach sand has been swept away from Ehukai Beach from Black Point to Pipeline due to the pounding waves and severe weather.