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Accession Number PB2014-100361
Title Climate Change and Regulatory Takings in Coastal Hawaii.
Publication Date 2011
Media Count 24p
Personal Author C. Delaunay D. Codiga D. Hwang
Abstract The Center for Island Climate Adaptation and Policy (ICAP) at the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program has prepared this paper to examine the interactions among climate change, the regulation of shoreline development in Hawaii, and Constitutional law regarding unpermitted takings of private property for public benefit. The use and development of coastal property in Hawaii is governed by a complex array of laws and regulations addressing a range of concerns, from protecting human health and safety from life-threatening natural hazards to preserving public access and scenic view planes. A critical aspect of the interaction between climate change and the law is the requirement under the U.S. and Hawaii Constitutions that the government compensate private property owners for unpermitted takings of their properties.
Keywords Acidification
Climage changes
Coastal erosion
Coastal management
Environmental impacts
Hawaii
Inundation
Regulations
Sea levels
Shorelines

 
Source Agency National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NTIS Subject Category 55C - Meteorological Data Collection, Analysis, & Weather Forecast
47B - Dynamic Oceanography
91A - Environmental Management & Planning
Corporate Author Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Sea Grant Coll. Program.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1403
Contract Number N/A

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