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Hauula road collapse is a glimpse into the future

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The shoulder lane along Kamehameha Highway in Hauula near Pokiwai Place collapsed Friday from erosion. The state started emergency repairs Sunday on the road, which was identified as Oahu’s most critically threatened stretch of road.

    BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The shoulder lane along Kamehameha Highway in Hauula near Pokiwai Place collapsed Friday from erosion. The state started emergency repairs Sunday on the road, which was identified as Oahu’s most critically threatened stretch of road.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Sandbags deter the rising tide in Hauula where the edge of the roadway collapsed.

    BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Sandbags deter the rising tide in Hauula where the edge of the roadway collapsed.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA /CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A pile of sand is excavated Monday from Sunset beach park.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA /CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A pile of sand is excavated Monday from Sunset beach park.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA /CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A biker made his way Monday on a path between the beach and barricades on Kamehameha Highway at Sunset Beach.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA /CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A biker made his way Monday on a path between the beach and barricades on Kamehameha Highway at Sunset Beach.

Officials say Friday’s collapse of Kamehameha Highway in Hauula from coastal erosion is merely a preview of what’s to come as rising sea levels accelerate. Read more

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