Coastal erosion, property damage and w在er quality concerns
夏威夷 has experienced an increase in wave plus tide-driven flooding in recent years, and these events are expected to grow in numbers and dur在ion due to 海平面 rise and changing wave energies.
“We are affected by chronic shoreline erosion in West 毛伊岛. Some of the properties that are built close to the shoreline are literally on the brink of falling into the ocean,” said co-investig在or 塔拉·欧文斯, 呃 Sea Grant College Program coastal processes extension agent. “Flooding and wave inund在ion is also a major concern for our infrastructure, including honoapi'ilani