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Lawmakers seek charity to fund 'return-to-home'

A state department has refused to free up money for air travel for the homeless

By Derrick DePledge

POSTED: 03:59 a.m. HST, Sep 21, 2013

~~<p>State House Vice Speaker John Mizuno and Rep. Rida Caba&shy;nilla thought they had found the perfect example to show how &quot;return-to-home&quot; &mdash; a state program to buy plane tickets for the homeless to go back to the mainland &mdash; would work.</p>
<p>Instead, the two well-meaning lawmakers got a lesson in the complexity of applying a simple solution to an issue that is far from black-and-white.</p>
~~

State House Vice Speaker John Mizuno and Rep. Rida Caba­nilla thought they had found the perfect example to show how "return-to-home" — a state program to buy plane tickets for the homeless to go back to the mainland — would work.

Instead, the two well-meaning lawmakers got a lesson in the complexity of applying a simple solution to an issue that is far from black-and-white. Login for more...



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