Waikiki Beach Eroding Less Than A Year After $2.2M Sand Restoration

Waikiki Beach Eroding Less Than A Year After $2.2M Sand Restoration

waikiki-beach-renourishment
Waikiki beach-renourishement, 2012. Photograph: © SAF

Excerpts;

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…

Read Full Article, Pacific Business News

Hawaii to Add Sand to Chronically Eroding Waikiki Beach, (Uploaded 1-06-2012)
A $2.3 million state project to widen a chronically eroding section of Waikiki beach with sand pumped in from offshore, will begin by the end of this month. Waikiki naturally has a narrow beach, and people have been adding sand to the shoreline to make it wider. The earliest beach replenishment projects are believed to date to the 1920s. The first well-documented case was in 1939…

Hawaii’s Beaches Are in Retreat, and Its Way of Life May Follow, The New York Times

Coastal Care

Related Posts

Plastic Free July – 2020

Plastic Free July – 2020

100.4 degree Arctic temperature record confirmed as study suggests Earth is warmest in at least 12,000 years

100.4 degree Arctic temperature record confirmed as study suggests Earth is warmest in at least 12,000 years

Millions of Americans think they’re safe from flood waters. They aren’t.

Millions of Americans think they’re safe from flood waters. They aren’t.

A Net Plus | Giving Discarded Fishing Nets a New Start; A Video

A Net Plus | Giving Discarded Fishing Nets a New Start; A Video

SAF Video

Beach of the Month

Photo of the Month

Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

Coastal Care Junior

NASA – Fly along with NASA’s fleet of Earth science missions and observe Earth from a global perspective in an immersive, 3-D environment.