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Work to restore Waimanalo beach near estate tied to Obama faces hurdles

Sophie Cocke
SOPHIE COCKE / SCOCKE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Sandbags and tarps blanket the shoreline, protecting the homes of John Dean and Martin Rabbett in Waimanalo.
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SOPHIE COCKE / SCOCKE@STARADVERTISER.COM

Sandbags and tarps blanket the shoreline, protecting the homes of John Dean and Martin Rabbett in Waimanalo.

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The beach fronting the Obama and Nesbitt estate in Waimanalo.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

The beach fronting the Obama and Nesbitt estate in Waimanalo.

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The historic Pahonu fishpond has undergone restoration work by community group Ke Kula Nui O Waimanalo. As a result, sand has been collecting in the pond, creating a little beach in front of the Obama and Nesbitt property.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

The historic Pahonu fishpond has undergone restoration work by community group Ke Kula Nui O Waimanalo. As a result, sand has been collecting in the pond, creating a little beach in front of the Obama and Nesbitt property.

SOPHIE COCKE / SCOCKE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Erosion has exposed large drainage pipes installed many years ago at Waimanalo’s Kaiona Beach Park, a popular spot for local families. The shoreline, which is near the Obama and Nesbitt estate, has suffered worsening erosion in the past few years.
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SOPHIE COCKE / SCOCKE@STARADVERTISER.COM

Erosion has exposed large drainage pipes installed many years ago at Waimanalo’s Kaiona Beach Park, a popular spot for local families. The shoreline, which is near the Obama and Nesbitt estate, has suffered worsening erosion in the past few years.

SOPHIE COCKE / SCOCKE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Sandbags and tarps blanket the shoreline, protecting the homes of John Dean and Martin Rabbett in Waimanalo.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The beach fronting the Obama and Nesbitt estate in Waimanalo.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The historic Pahonu fishpond has undergone restoration work by community group Ke Kula Nui O Waimanalo. As a result, sand has been collecting in the pond, creating a little beach in front of the Obama and Nesbitt property.
SOPHIE COCKE / SCOCKE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Erosion has exposed large drainage pipes installed many years ago at Waimanalo’s Kaiona Beach Park, a popular spot for local families. The shoreline, which is near the Obama and Nesbitt estate, has suffered worsening erosion in the past few years.