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Changing Tides: New Coastal Mapping Tool Helps to Gauge the Potential Influence of Sea Level Rise on Coastal Inundation in Hawai'i

Preparing Hawai'i for coastal storms

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In response to a record-breaking Pacific hurricane season, Hawai'i Sea Grant led a NOAA Coastal Storms Program project to assess the risk of urban Honolulu to coastal inundation. 

University of Hawai’i Sea Grant Helps Coastal Communities Prepare for Hazards

Hawai'i Sea Grant develops Handbook that is recreated across Sea Grant Network

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Dennis Hwang, Coastal Hazard Mitigation Specialist at University of Hawai’i Sea Grant  developed the Hawai’i Coastal Hazard Mitigation Guidebook to address the lack of widely publicized, reliable guidance for building along the coast to reduce vulnerability. Due to the wide spread popularity, 7 states across the country developed similar books specific to their community.


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