HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - It looks like global warming may be affecting Hawaii at an alarming rate. Climate change experts say temperatures are rising at higher elevations -- faster than the global average.
And the amount of rain is declining.
Freshwater sources are also shrinking.
Federal officials will discuss these topics Friday in Honolulu, at a climate change adaptation task force meeting.
Similar forums are being held nationwide to find out how climate change is affecting communities.