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Past Meeting Agendas & Videos for the Former Interagency Climate Adaptation Committee (ICAC)

September 27, 2016


  1. Open Meeting
  1. Climate Change Legislative Update
  1. Report out on the Meeting with City and County of Honolulu Directors Meeting and the O‘ahu Public Information Meeting
  1. Update on the Office of Planning, Request for Proposals for Managed Retreat
  1. Board of Water Supply –Climate Change Preparedness Presentation (with Q & A Session)
  1. Break
  1. Presentation & Discussion of Sea Level Rise Report Outline
  1. Kaua‘i County – Coastal Hazards and Sea Level Rise Planning in Conjunction with Their General Plan Update
  1. Action Items
  1. Public Comments (including Q&A session)
  1. Close Meeting

May 10, 2016
Interagency Climate Adaptation Committee Meeting

  1. Open Meeting
  2. International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), World Conservation Congress Update
  3. Legislative Update
  4. Tetra Tech Work Plan Update
  5. Break
  6. Guest Speaker
  7. NOAA Resilience Grant
  8. Education/Outreach Update
    • Sea Level Rise Vulnerability & Adaptation Workshop Wrap Up
    • 2016 Pacific Risk Management ‘Ohana (PRiMO) Conference Wrap Up
    • Hawai‘i Climate Adaptation Portal Updates
    • Hawai‘i Climate Adaptation Initiative Logo Contest
    • Island wide Informational Meetings
  9. ICAC Handbook – Meeting Agenda Update

Notes pending

January 26th, 2016


  1. Open Meeting
  2. 2016 Legislative update (Rep. Yamane) –Postponed
  3. Progress on the Climate Adaptation Stories (Tetra Tech)
  4. Tetra Tech Work Plan and Pilot Test – Vulnerability Assessment-Socioeconomic Impact Analysis Methodology (Tetra Tech presentation and ICAC discussion and feedback)
  5. Break
  6. COP 21 Paris Update (Dr. Anukriti Hittle)
  7. Draft SLR Report Outline (ICAC discussion and feedback)
  8. Overview of Upcoming SLR Workshop
  9. Adaptive Management: ICAC Agenda

Notes and Discussion

September 22, 2015


  1. Introduction; Meeting agenda and objectives (Lemmo, Asuncion) Objective: Brief progress update; Summarize meeting objectives; ICAC Handbook
  2. Tetra Tech Work Plan (Courtney) Objective: Overview of work plan and deliverables
  3. BREAK
  4. School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) Sea Level Rise Modeling (Fletcher) Objective: Overview of modeling approach and data products
  5. Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) Sea Level Rise Mapping Tool Objective: Overview of tool; Solicit committee feedback; Discuss beta testing
  6. Public Comment and Question Period Objective: Receive public comments; Discuss issues, concerns, and next steps
  7. Closing

ICAC, Sept. 22, 2015-Part 1 from Hawaii DLNR on Vimeo.


ICAC, Sept. 22, 2015 Part 2 from Hawaii DLNR on Vimeo.


ICAC, Sept. 22, 2015 Part 3 from Hawaii DLNR on Vimeo.