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Editorial: City must act on homeless plans

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Homeless belongings pile up in a corner of Ala Wai Park.

Guided by an action plan for tackling homelessness, drafted in 2013, the city has launched several initiatives aimed at increasing the inventory of affordable housing and — for the past three years — established Housing First programs, which don’t require hard-core homeless individuals to demonstrate they’re “house ready” before placement. Read more

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