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Hawaii highways need protection from natural hazards

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2019
                                Rocks from the cliff along Pali Highway cover the town-bound lanes.

    STAR-ADVERTISER / 2019

    Rocks from the cliff along Pali Highway cover the town-bound lanes.

Nearly 60% of Hawaii’s roads and over 75% of its bridges are threatened by possible landslides, coastal erosion, sea level rise, storm surges, tsunamis, wildfires or other natural hazards, according to a state Department of Transportation report that identifies vulnerable areas along state highways and recommends actions to make them more resilient to climate-related effects. Read more

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