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HOMELESS IN WAIKIKI


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Businesses may revive mainland repatriation initiative

By Timothy Hurley

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 30, 2014

~~<p>A year after the state declined to start up a pilot program to send the homeless back to the mainland, the business community in Wai&shy;kiki might step up and fill the void.</p>
<p>Rick Egged, president of the Wai&shy;kiki Improvement Association, said his organization will be looking to establish some sort of airfare fund in response to a plea from providers of homeless services.</p>
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A year after the state declined to start up a pilot program to send the homeless back to the mainland, the business community in Wai­kiki might step up and fill the void.

Rick Egged, president of the Wai­kiki Improvement Association, said his organization will be looking to establish some sort of airfare fund in response to a plea from providers of homeless services. Login for more...



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