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

Hawaii State Legislature
Created: 11/28/2016 - Updated: 5/03/2018

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

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