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Survey of Oahu’s homeless returns

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                At top, volunteers gathered into teams Thursday at Arts at Marks Garage in Chinatown to begin the annual Point-in-Time count.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    At top, volunteers gathered into teams Thursday at Arts at Marks Garage in Chinatown to begin the annual Point-in-Time count.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2021
                                <strong>“They come and go. They go to jail or they go to the hospital, or they die. I didn’t know where to come. That’s what kept me coming back, because I have nowhere to go.”</strong>
                                <strong>Larry Rivera</strong>
                                <em>Speaking about Chinatown and being homeless</em>

    STAR-ADVERTISER / 2021

    “They come and go. They go to jail or they go to the hospital, or they die. I didn’t know where to come. That’s what kept me coming back, because I have nowhere to go.”

    Larry Rivera

    Speaking about Chinatown and being homeless

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Above, volunteer Frank Smith, left, bumped fists with Larry Rivera after an interview along North Hotel Street.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, volunteer Frank Smith, left, bumped fists with Larry Rivera after an interview along North Hotel Street.

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, more than 300 volunteers dispersed across Oahu on Thursday morning to record the number of unsheltered homeless people for the annual Point-in-Time count. Read more

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