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North Shore beach erosion: 45-foot waves pound island

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(Video: Craig T. Kojima)
Sunset Beach vendor Ytala Chacon talks about the big waves at the North Shore during the winter season and its effects on the community.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Homes on the North Shore were menaced by 35- to 45-foot waves Monday.

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WORLD SURF LEAGUE

Above, Keala Kennelly on Monday advanced to the finals of the 2018 JAWS Challenge after placing third in the semifinal heat 1 on Maui. The contest was later called due to high surf.

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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Erosion has eaten into some of the yards of homes at Sunset Beach.