Climate change

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Building Resilience to Coastal Hazards and Climate Change in Hawai‘i

NOAA FY16 Coastal Resilience Grant and cooperative agreement with Hawaiʻi Sea Grant in partnership with the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Land and Natural Resources and Office of Planning Project duration: May 2016 – April 2019 Questions? Brad Romine:  romine@hawaii.edu ...
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Recent News & Upcoming Events

About the Project What is a Community Vulnerability Assessment? How to Participate Recent News & Upcoming Events  Recent News & Upcoming Events (UPCOMING) Community Vulnerability Assessment Meeting #4: Beaches and Coastal Properties The fourth four-hour VCAPs session will focus on beaches ...
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How to Participate

About the Project What is a Community Vulnerability Assessment? How to Participate Recent News & Upcoming Events How to Participate Who should participate in the West Kauaʻi Community Vulnerability Assessment (WKCVA)? Anyone who lives or works on the west side is ...
waves cross the highway during a king tide on maui

What is a Community Vulnerability Assessment?

About the Project What is a Community Vulnerability Assessment? How to Participate Recent News & Upcoming Events What is a Community Vulnerability Assessment? Community members are intimately familiar with areas that are vulnerable to natural hazards in places where they live, ...
voice of the sea season 3 episode 8, Ocean Acidification and Snail Overpopulation

Ocean Acidification and Snail Overpopulation

In this episode, we learn about competition on the reef and how large populations of snails are affecting coral growth in French Polynesia. — Season 3, Episode 8.  30 second PROMO (Vimeo) Or watch this promo on YouTube FULL EPISODE (Vimeo) ...
waves cross the highway during a king tide on maui

West Kauaʻi Community Vulnerability Assessment

About the Project What is a Community Vulnerability Assessment? How to Participate Recent News & Upcoming Events Questions? Daniele Spirandelli: danieles@hawaii.edu or call (808) 956-6866 Ruby Pap: rpap@hawaii.edu or call (808) 241-4183 About the Project Like many low-lying coastal regions of ...
voice of the sea season 3 episode 14, Amouli Village Meeting

Amouli Village Meeting

In this episode we’re talking about village life in American Samoa. We talk with the mayor of Amouli Village about Samoan village traditions, and we attend a village meeting where climate change and fishing pressures are changing how locals manage ...
voice of the sea season 4 episode 4, Translating Hawaiian Newspapers

Translating Hawaiian Newspapers

In this episode, we’re learning about the translation of Hawaiian Language Newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s. We take a look at the University of Hawai‘i Institute for Hawaiian Language Research and Translation with Dr. Puakea Nogelmeier and his team, ...
voice of the sea season 4 episode 5, Building on the Shore

Building on the Shore

In this episode, we’re learning about coastal erosion and how it affects homes built near the shore. We explore the coastline with Hawai’i Sea Grant Extension Agent, Ruby Pap, and County of Kauai planner, Kaʻaina Hull, to see what happens when buildings are ...
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King Tides

In this episode, we’re talking about the exceptionally high king tides and citizen science with Senator Brian Schatz. King Tides were widely reported across the state this year, and UH’s Dr. Mark Merrifield explains how sea level rise is increasing ...
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