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Waikiki Beach, Oahu, Hawaii, beach erosion control study.

United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers.

Waikiki Beach, Oahu, Hawaii, beach erosion control study.

Letter from the Secretary of the Army transmitting a letter from the Chief of Engineers, Dept. of the Army, dated June 4, 1964, submitting a report, together with accompanying papers and illustrations, on a cooperative beach erosion control study of Waikiki Beach, Oahu, Hawaii, authorized by the River and Harbor Act approved July 3, 1930, as amended and supplemented. March 8, 1965 - Referred to the Committee on Public Works ...

by United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beach erosion -- Waikiki, Honolulu.,
  • Shore protection -- Waikiki, Honolulu.,
  • Waikiki (Honolulu, Hawaii)

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    SeriesAlso issued as House document 104-89/1
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 55 p. :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22999895M

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    Hawaii Beach Safety provides wave and beach hazard information that is updated every 15 minutes based on forecasts by the National Weather Service. Three signs are employed to rate Hawaii's life-guarded beaches (Caution, High Hazard, and Extreme Hazard). Kailua Beach, a beautiful beach two and a half miles long, lies between Alala and Kapoho Points. Identified by Conde Naste magazine as the best beach in the United States in , it borders the length of Kailua Bay. Kailua means “two currents in the sea.” Kailua Beach Park lies at .

    U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Pacific Ocean Division, Hawaii Regional Inventory of the National Shoreline Study, August , pp. U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Pacific Ocean Division, Hawaii Water Resources Development, January , 64 pp. U.S. Congress, Waikiki Beach, Island of Oahu, T.H., Beach Erosion Control Study, letter from the.   The two-mile stretch of coastline from Sunset Point to Pupukea Beach Park was subdivided in the s, according to "Beaches of Oahu" by John R. K. Clark. That was a time when scientists didn't.


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Waikiki Beach, Oahu, Hawaii, beach erosion control study by United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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a barrier beach between Ala Wai-Moiliili Waikiki Beach, Oahu, Hawaii: History of its transformation from a natural to an urban shore By Robert L. Wiegel Professor Emeritus Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. University of California Berkeley, CA Waikiki, in Honolulu, Hawaii is a narrow beach that has been modified File Size: 1MB.

Oahu where there is chronic coastal erosion causes beach narrowing and beach loss. Waikiki Beach have found that on Oahu miles of beach has been narrowed by shoreline hardening and miles has been lost. This is ~24% of the miles of originally sandy shoreline on Oahu.

Beach loss in the state due to hardening of theFile Size: KB. Of the three islands, Maui beaches experienced the highest rates and greatest extent of beach erosion with 85% of beaches eroding. Erosion is the dominant trend of coastal change on all three islands with 71% of beaches eroding on Kauai and 60% of beaches.

I remember how massive Sunset Beach was when we first moved to looks soooooo different now and a lot different than it did when we left 3 years ago.

Mother nature has a way of taking a toll. The report Hawaii Beach Monitoring Program, a collaborative effort conducted by USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program and the University of Hawaii Geology program, reports that coastal erosion is widespread and locally severe Waikiki Beach Hawaii and other low-latitude areas.

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To determine the relative role of sea level rise on beach erosion within the islands of Hawaii, researchers at the University of Hawaii first compared erosion rates on Maui and Oahu, based on a Author: Laura Poppick.

Examples include removal of beach sand by mining operations along north Maui and Oahu beaches in the first half of the 20th century and beach nourishment projects at Waikiki, south Oahu. For this study, we calculate shoreline changes only for the period following major shoreline alterations in an effort to control for human impacts on shoreline Cited by: Kailua Beach is a short drive over the mountains on the scenic Pali Highway from Waikiki.

Situated on the island’s east shore, the beach is located in Kailua, a bedroom community of 36, people that attracts s visitors per year. In addition to Kailua Beach, the.

Saving Waikiki Beach — At Least for Now By Sophie Cocke / March 9, The city hopes to raise $, annually from local businesses. The scientists came to their conclusions after studying 10 Hawaiian beaches on the islands of Oahu, Maui and Kauai. Of the three islands studied, Maui has the highest rate of.

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Waikiki Beach Erosion. Following World War II and the onset of tourism and flights to Hawaii, Waikiki beach restoration efforts boomed and have never ceased. Sand was imported to this artificially made beach from the ’s to the ’s, once by boat and barge from Southern California.

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One objective of the Hawaii Coastal Zone Management Program is to reduce hazard to life and property from tsunami, storm waves, stream flooding erosion, and subsidence. There are two major approaches to dealing with erosion. The erosion on Waikiki beach has been getting worse and has now become a hazard for beach goers.

Subscribe to KITV on YouTube now for more:   Otherwise, there are no immediate state projects to address erosion in Waikiki. The last work to tackle Waikiki Beach erosion was a $, state demonstration project at Kuhio Beach, which was completed in January and pumped in about 9, cubic yards of sand from offshore.

That project is supposed to be repeated within five years. World famous Waikiki Beach is once again showing serious signs of erosion. It was only a year ago when tons of sand was brought in to replenish the shoreline, costing $ million.