Managed Retreat Report Released

Posted on Feb 19, 2019 in News and Announcements

The report Assessing The Feasibility And Implications Of Managed Retreat Strategies For Vulnerable Coastal Areas In Hawaiʻi was commissioned by the Ocean Resources Management Plan Action Team to assess the feasibility and implications of implementing managed retreat strategies. The report examines managed retreat programs that have been successfully implemented in post-catastrophic events and from chronic coastal hazards and reviews if and how their programs may be applied to Hawaiʻi. The report also explores the potential nexus of managed retreat and enhanced public access to the shore. Managed retreat has the potential for increasing shoreline access to some areas in Hawaiʻi.

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