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Living on the Shores of Hawai'i: Natural Hazards, the Environment, and Our Communities

By: Charles Fletcher, Robynne Boyd, William J Neal and Virginia Tice

336 pages, 124 col illus

University of Hawaii Press

Paperback | Feb 2011 | #187861 | ISBN-13: 9780824834333
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Rarely a day goes by in Hawai`i without the media reporting on environmental issues stemming from public debate. This book discusses the paradox of environmental loss under a management system considered by many to be one of the most stringent in the nation. It reviews a wide range of environmental concerns in Hawai`i with an eye toward resolution by focusing on place-based management, a theme consistent with - and borrowing from - the Hawaiian ahupua`a system.

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