resiliency

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Experts agree that severe weather events are becoming more frequent and destructive as the planet warms. But so far there is little consensus on how to protect one of Hawaii’s most important economic regions.

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is off to Denmark this week for a global gathering of big city mayors. Their goal is to tackle the major challenges of climate change. 

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"We are in a crisis period." Those were the opening words of Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell given during his annual State of the City Address Thursday night.

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A national scientific report on Climate Change released over the Thanksgiving holiday has underscored what communities across the nation need to do to adapt to global warming. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said that both the urban core will need to adapt and more rural communities may need to move.

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