Flooding in Mapunapuna, Honolulu, Hawaii (image) University of Hawaii ‑ SOEST Caption Sea level rise will cause drainage problems in low-lying areas due to groundwater inundation, as seen here in the Mapunapuna area, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Credit D. Oda Usage Restrictions Image may be used with appropriate caption and credit. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.