Maui community scrambles to save a cemetery washing away


Coastal erosion. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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The growing threat of coastal erosion is taking a toll on dozens of properties on Maui, including a cemetery at an historic site…

View Video Read Full Article; Hawaii News Now (12-28-2017)

Cemeteries in the Sea; By William J. Neal & Orrin H. Pilkey
Cemeteries by the sea are silent sentinels. Like lighthouses and coastal fortifications, they bear dates of former times when they were on high and dry land…

Cooks government ready to deal with vulnerable cemetery, Radio NZ (02-22-2016)
The Cook Islands government says work on a retaining wall that will protect a cemetery from losing more graves to the sea is going to start immediately…