New Kaneohe homeless medical care clinic receives blessing
By Dennis Oda |
August 16, 2019
| Updated on August 16, 2019 at 4:33 pm
Kahu Kordell Kekoa provides a blessing during the opening ceremony for the new Kaneohe Joint Outreach Center on Friday. The open house will allow members of the community to learn about how the clinic will respond to healthcare needs of the homeless, provide case management, and link patients to drug abuse and mental health.
The new Kaneohe Joint Outreach Center had an opening ceremony on Friday. Attending the blessing ceremony were, (l-r) Mayor Kirk Caldwell, Councilman Ikaika Anderson, kahu Kordell Kekoa, Rep. Scot Matayoshi, Senator Jarrett Keohokalole, Georgi DeCosta, program officer for Windward Oahu for the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation, and Bob Harrison. chairman and CEO of First Hawaiian Bank, chair of the Health and Wellness Committee of Hawaii Exec. Conference.
The crowd at the opening ceremony for the new Kaneohe Joint Outreach Center on Friday.
A look inside the new Kaneohe Joint Outreach Center on Friday.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Dr. Anne Leake toured the new Kaneohe Joint Outreach Center on Friday.
Kahu Kordell Kekoa, sprinkled water on people's hands and asked them to put it on the wall as part of the blessing ceremony
Taking apart the maile lei during Friday's blessing is Senator Jarrett Keohokalole, Rep. Lisa Kitagawa and Rep. Scot Matayoshi.