Coastal lands

Thirty years ago, local farmers and families set out to save a space for Hawaiian practices, people, and values on Kaua‘i’s north shore; from humble beginnings and grassroots efforts, the Waipā Foundation was formed.

Kaunāmano means “multitudes are placed here,” reflecting the thriving Hawaiian fishing community that once lived and trained in lua (traditional Hawaiian martial art) on the southeastern coast of Hawai‘i Island.

Just south of Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historic Park on Hawai‘i Island’s Kona Coast lies Kauleolī fishing village – a 59-acre landscape that envelopes the entire shoreline of the Kauleolī ahupua‘a (land division), a well-preserved section of the Ala... Read more

In the spring of 2010, Terry Breed and his wife, Susan, opened a pontoon boat rental business in Destin, Florida.

Growing up in Wahiawā, Lea Hong’s playground was the North Shore. She rarely ventured into town and never, ever went as far as Sandy Beach.

The Trust for Public Land announced that they have completed the purchase of properties in the Cities of Destin and Lynn Haven, Fla., which will become new coastal parks.

Its idyllic setting on Oahu’s North Shore makes the coastline surrounding Turtle Bay Resort a choice location for wildlife, beach-goers, and even film crews: sharp eyes might recognize it as the backdrop for Forgetting Sarah Marshall and the TV... Read more

Just a mile from the shores of Anacortes in Puget Sound, Young Island is rich with pocket beaches, diving areas, stunning wildflowers, and spots for wildlife and bird-watching.

The crashing waves along the jagged Sonoma coastline near Stewart’s Point reverberated through the soul of Walter Antone.

Sonoma County supervisors have signed off on the final piece of a complex deal that will transfer nearly 700 acres of the Kashia Band of Pomo Indians’ ancestral lands near Stewarts Point back to the tribe in exchange for permission to build a public bluff-... Read more