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12 Maui beaches face high risk for coastal hazards from sea level rise

According to an article in Maui Now, "A dozen beaches in Maui County have low adaptation potential to withstand impacts of sea-level rise and coastal threats, according to data compiled by the Maui County Department of Parks and Recreation.

The study covers 65 beach parks and is now available online with an interactive map showing park facilities, sea-level rise zones, flood areas, sand deposits and other features. It also identifies potential adaptive strategies for each park."

Check out the article to see how mapping tools are being used to help residents and local government plan for sea level rise.

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