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The Drowning of Hawaii


Source: Honolulu Star Bulletin

Warmer waters. Melting ice caps. Disappearing glaciers. They are all expected to raise ocean levels by 39 inches in the next century, forever reshaping Hawaii.

*This is a what Honolulu may look like if the ocean water rises by 3 ft. as some predict.

Here is what Waikiki could look like, according to researchers at the University of Hawaii-Manoa.


A view of downtown Honolulu in 100 years when ocean levels are expected to be 39 inches higher.


Another view of Waikiki by Architecture 2030


What's in store for Hawaii

What would a 39-inch rise in sea level mean for Hawaii? Charles "Chip" Fletcher from the University of Hawaii-Manoa's School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology predicts:

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