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Moving homeless into shelters


    John Mantanona peers from his tent across from Mother Waldron Park, May 26, in Kakaako. The City issued a statement announcing the closing of the park to all occupants for maintenance, affecting the current homeless population that had recently moved there from a sweep in early May of Kakaako Waterfront Park.

When it comes to Hawaii’s homelessness crisis, transformative solutions are sorely and desperately needed. In reality, though, addressing the problem has been a slog, with affordable housing too slow to materialize. Read more

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