Climate Change: Our Disappearing Beaches | KĀKOU: Hawaiʻi's Town Hall


Does Hawaiʻi have a plan to combat beach erosion? What can residents do to help? Is there hope? PBS Hawaiʻi is bringing together multiple stakeholders to discuss this real and frightening problem.

PANELISTS (as of 2/17/23):
Chip Fletcher, UH Professor, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST)
Michael Cain, Administrator with DLNR Office of Conservation and Coastal Resources
Tamara Paltin, Maui County Councilmember—(West Maui)
Matt Weyer, Honolulu City Councilmember (District 2—Waikele, Wahiawā, North Shore, Lāʻie, Kahaluʻu)
Lauren Blickley, Hawaiʻi Regional Manager, Surfrider Foundation
Chris Conger, Vice President of Engineering, Sea Engineering Inc.
John Dean, President, Pāhonu Beach Community Restoration Foundation
Peleke Flores, Kauaʻi Community Advocate/Native Hawaiian Cultural Practitioner
Trinette Furtado, Maui Community Advocate/Native Hawaiian Cultural Practitioner
Jeffrey Overton, Principal Planner, Group 70
Kathleen Pahinui, Oʻahu North Shore Neighborhood Board Chair
Jeff Wagoner, President/CEO, Outrigger Hospitality Group

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Original Airdate: February 23, 2023

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