Community and Academic Research Join Forces: Adapting to the Rising Sea Along the Kaʻūpūlehu Shoreline

The intertidal zone at the Kalaemanō shoreline, located in the Ahupuaʻa of Kaʻūpūlehu and the Moku of Kona, in Hawaiʻi Island. Photo credit: Lauren Kapono
Adult ‘opihi grazing on algae at Kalaemanō shoreline. Photo credit: Lauren Kapono
Researchers conducting an ‘opihi survey on the Kalaemanō shoreline. Photo by Lauren Kapono
UH Hilo researchers working with Nā Kilo ‘Āina during ‘opihi surveys. Photo by Lauren Kapono
Sunset at the Kalaemanō shoreline. Photo credit: Lauren Kapono

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