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Kailua Beach and Dune Management Plan


Key Recommendations of the Plan:

  • Anticipate the effects of sea-level rise
  • Preserve and restore primary coastal dunes
  • Develop more proactive standards for new construction in the coastal zone
  • Increase public awareness and education
  • Provide reliable funding and support mechanisms

Published On

Wednesday, December 15, 2010


Community / Local
State / Provincial
Sector Addressed: 
Disaster Risk Management
Land Use Planning
Transportation / Infrastructure
Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Sea level rise
Storms or extreme weather events
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Natural Resource Management / Conservation
Infrastructure, Planning, and Development
Governance and Policy

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Kailua Beach and Dune Management Plan

Photo attributed to Diego Delso, Incorporated here under the terms of the license CC BY-SA. No endorsement by licensor implied.

Case Study
Sector Addressed: 
Conservation / Restoration
Land Use Planning
Tourism / Recreation
Transportation / Infrastructure

Kailua Beach is located on the windward (eastern) shore of the island of Oahu, Hawaii. While Kailua Beach is relatively stable, it is still at risk from a number of threats including overdevelopment and sea level rise.

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