STATE SEA LEVEL RISE RESOURCES

The following is a list of state published sea level rise reports and tools:

State ReportSummaryReference

[NEW] Guidance for Using the Sea Level Rise Exposure Area in Local Planning and Permitting Decisions (2020)

supplement to the Hawaii Sea Level Rise Vulnerability and Adaptation Report and the Hawaii Sea Level Rise Viewer. Intended to assist state and county planners, natural resource and infrastructure managers, and others on utilizing the Sea Level Rise Exposure Area (SLR-XA) from the Report and Finder in day to day planning and permitting decisions. Guidance for Using the Sea Level Rise Exposure Area in Local Planning and Permitting Decisions (2020) Hawaiʻi Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission, prepared by the University of Hawai’i Sea Grant College Program with the Hawai’i Department of Land and Natural Resources, Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands.
Hawaiʻi Sea Level Rise Vulnerability and Adaptation Report (2017)This report provides the first state-wide assessment of Hawaii’s vulnerability to sea level rise and recommendations to reduce our exposure and sensitivity to sea level rise and increase our capacity to adapt.Hawaiʻi Sea Level Rise Vulnerability and Adaptation Report (2017) Hawaiʻi Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission, prepared by Tetra Tech, Inc. and the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Land and Natural Resources, Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands, under the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Land and Natural Resources.
State ToolSummary
Sea Level Rise ViewerThe Hawaiʻi Sea Level Rise Viewer (Viewer) is intended to provide an online atlas to support the Hawaiʻi Sea Level Rise Vulnerability and Adaptation Report (Report) that was mandated by Act 83, Session Laws of Hawaiʻi (SLH) 2014 and Act 32, SLH 2017.