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Honolulu acquires first building for Housing First units in Waikiki

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Mayor Kirk Caldwell held a news conference Tuesday with various city officials, Lt. Gov. Doug Chin and Waikiki Neighborhood Board members behind him as he announced the acquisition of an eight-story, 33-unit building at 436 Ena Road in Waikiki.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, Councilwoman Kymberly Pine in the community kitchen on an apartment floor.

The city has acquired its first building in Waikiki with affordable units designated for Housing First tenants — a move greeted by many who have long complained about growing homelessness in their neighborhood. Read more

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