ROCKY POINT, Hawaii (KHNL) - Kenneth and Krystle Dombrowski spent the weekend filling sand bags to protect their home, but building a barricade turned out to be little more than a band aid.

The ocean washed away many of the bags. so the couple dismantled a large section of their home at Rocky Point, Hawaii.

"We've had to basically cut our decks off so they won't float into the water. Our hot tub, we pulled it up," Krystle Dombrowski aid.

The couple used to have a backyard but now it's gone. The story is the same for a number of their neighbors.

"At least every day there's at least one more home on each side that's losing sand. Homes are exposed. It's all dropping," Ted Deininger said.