In this Feb. 10, 2019 file photo, vehicles pass through surf that washed over a roadway on Oahu’s north shore near Haleiwa, Hawaii. Some of Hawaii’s most iconic beaches could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by global warming overtake its white sand beaches and bustling city streets.
That’s alarming for a state where beach tourism is the primary economic driver. (Cindy Ellen Russel/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP, file)