the old battle between those who want to live right on the beach and those who visit to use the beach - check out this article from ProPublica: www.propublica.org/article/how-famous-surfers-and-wealthy-homeowners-are-endangering-hawaiis-beaches
Read that today. Interestingly, Japan has chosen property over beach, and is well on the way to fortifying the entire coastline, at the expense of beach loss. But fear not, they also build public beaches...with very little parking...for a fee. Okinawa is very much becoming Hawaii, only no one really cares about what the locals want here.