Leaders look for solutions to avoid overtourism

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State Rep. Nadine Nakamura, a Democrat, represents Wailua to the North Shore.

Photo courtesy of Shannon Cloud

Jim Braman, general manager of the The Cliffs at Princeville, is Kauai Chapter chair of the Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association.

Photo courtesy of Kika Witte

Sue Kanoho, executive director, Kauai Visitors Bureau

Tourist destinations around the world are reacting to growing numbers of visitors adding to congestion, increasing costs of living and disrupting fragile ecosystems.