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Bills that would place limit on emergency beach sandbags in Hawaii shelved

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / SEPT. 13
                                Senate Bill 1310 would have set a deadline of three years to remove emergency sandbags and “burritos” like these seen on Sunset Beach on Oahu’s North Shore.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / SEPT. 13

    Senate Bill 1310 would have set a deadline of three years to remove emergency sandbags and “burritos” like these seen on Sunset Beach on Oahu’s North Shore.

The emergency protections have increasingly littered Hawaii’s shorelines, including treasured beaches on Oahu’s North Shore and the west side of Maui, angering beach protection advocates and scientists. Read more

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