Hawaii SB 2745: Planning Act; Priority Guidelines; Climate Change

Hawaii State Legislature
Created: 11/28/2016 -

Abstract

Creates a climate change adaptation policy for the State of Hawaii by amending the Hawaii State Planning Act to include climate change adaptation priority guidelines.

The purpose of this Act is to encourage collaboration and cooperation among county, state, and federal agencies, policy makers, businesses, and other community partners to plan for the impacts of climate change and avoid, minimize, or mitigate loss of life, land, and property of future generations.

Keywords

Scale
Community / Local
National / Federal
State / Provincial
Sector Addressed
Disaster Risk Management
Policy
Public Health
Research
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Natural Resource Management / Conservation
Capacity Building
Infrastructure, Planning, and Development
Governance and Policy
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Economics
Infrastructure damage
Public health risks
Public safety threats
Storms or extreme weather events
Habitat/Biome Type
Coastal
Region
Hawaii & Pacific Islands