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University of Hawaii study offers ways Honolulu can adapt to rising ocean waters

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAN. 23
                                An elevated Ala Wai Boulevard with only one lane of vehicular traffic is one change suggested in the UH report. Above, a view of the Ala Wai Canal in Waikiki.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAN. 23

    An elevated Ala Wai Boulevard with only one lane of vehicular traffic is one change suggested in the UH report. Above, a view of the Ala Wai Canal in Waikiki.

Scientists have been warning that Hawaii could face as much as 3 feet of sea level rise over the coming decades, and Honolulu is perhaps the most vulnerable as coastal flooding threatens to force as many as 13,300 people from their homes and cause an estimated $12.9 billion in economic losses. Read more

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