Officials confirm some Kailua Beach Park sand is going to city golf courses

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Kailua beach erosion, Oahu, Hawaii. Photo source: ©© Earl

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Kailua residents are demanding answers after a dump truck filled with sand was spotted leaving Kailua Beach Park and heading to town. Residents say it was all the more suspect because of the Kuhio Beach erosion headlines at the same time…

Read Full Article And View News Video, KHON2

Erosion Creates Six-Foot ‘Cliff’ Along Kailua Beach, Hawaii, KHON2 909-13-2015)

Excessive Erosion Sweeps Hawaii Homes Out To Sea, Huffington Post / AP (01-02-2014)

Surf Hampers Attempt To Stop Oahu Beach Erosion; Seattle Pi (10-24-2013)

Waikiki Beach Eroding Less Than A Year After $2.2M Sand Restoration, Pacific Business News (Uploaded 01-24-2013)
A section of Hawaii’s famed Waikiki Beach is starting to erode, less than a year after the completion of a $2.2 million project to replenish the sand on about 1,730 feet of shoreline that had been suffering from chronic erosion.

70 Percent of Beaches Eroding On Hawaiian Islands Kauai, Oahu, and Maui, USGS (05-08-2012)

Scientists Urge Shoreline Retreat From Hawaii’s Eroding Beaches, EE News
Sea-level rise is a significant factor in the major shoreline change underway in Hawaii, where 52 to 72 percent of beaches on the chain of islands have eroded over the past century.

Waikiki Beach Eroding Less Than A Year After $2.2M Sand Restoration, Pacific Business News (01-24-2013)

Living on the shores of Hawaii: natural hazards, the environment, and our communities, A book by Chip Fletcher; Robynne Boyd, William J. Neal and Virginia Tice.