NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
National Coastal Resilience Fund
Project Title: Developing Community Resilience for Molokai Coastal Homesteads (HI)
State of Hawaii Dept. of Hawaiian Home Lands
Project ID:

Develop a resilience plan for homestead communities on the island of Molokai through scientific analyses and modeling of projected sea level rise, flooding, groundwater upwelling and other increasing coastal hazards. Project will identify priorities for projects that will stabilize and restore shorelines, mitigate coastal flooding and sedimentation, and emphasize culturally grounded, nature-based solutions.

Award Amount:
DHHL residential homestead communities of Kalama‘ula, Kapa‘akea, and Kamiloloa-One Ali‘i along the southern shoreline of the island of Molokai. DHHL uplands that contribute to flooding of low-lying shoreline areas, and a portion of Malama Park in Kaunakakai, are included in the project area.