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Editorial | Island Voices

Aiding families in flux starts at home

  • DENNIS ODA / 2015

    Through efforts such as the YMCA of Honolulu’s youth development and healthy living programs, homeless children can build self-esteem, interact with peers, practice social skills, and find opportunities to build friendships and family relationships. A child rides his bike on Olomehani Street at the site of a former homeless encampment in Kakaako.

The visual impacts of homelessness in our community are serious and heartbreaking, and at times, this critical social and economic issue seems so daunting that it is difficult to see what impact we can make. Read more

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