said by 46014637:
I'll be heading out your way in about a month, syslock . When last I was there ~2+ years ago, Hawaii was in a drought, although still quite beautiful. I hope things got better. They haven't here.
You would think that living in the so called greatest country in the world. Some smart guy/gal would have figured out a way for an irrigation system. In order to get water from the oceans you have. Create a pipe line, desalinate the water (the way we used to do when I live on the Navy ship) to inland Texas and cool everything off.
When Israel was given the land it was mainly a desert and now it has many thriving farm lands, it could have easily been a desert and baron land by now.