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Solutions sought for rise in homeless in East Honolulu

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTIESR.COM
                                The percentage of homelessness in East Honolulu has risen 6 percentage points from 2020, a March 10 report found. Above, two people slept Sunday on the grassy area at Kuhio Beach in Waikiki.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTIESR.COM

    The percentage of homelessness in East Honolulu has risen 6 percentage points from 2020, a March 10 report found. Above, two people slept Sunday on the grassy area at Kuhio Beach in Waikiki.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / MARCH 11
                                State Rep. Adrian Tam stands by a property along Tusitala Street in Waikiki he is urging the city to buy.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / MARCH 11

    State Rep. Adrian Tam stands by a property along Tusitala Street in Waikiki he is urging the city to buy.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2019
                                The city has started condemnation of 1615 Ala Wai, a derelict apartment building sandwiched between the Watermark, one of Oahu’s toniest condominiums, and freshly renovated walk-ups.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2019

    The city has started condemnation of 1615 Ala Wai, a derelict apartment building sandwiched between the Watermark, one of Oahu’s toniest condominiums, and freshly renovated walk-ups.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTIESR.COM
                                A man slept Sunday among people visiting the beach in Waikiki.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTIESR.COM

    A man slept Sunday among people visiting the beach in Waikiki.

East Honolulu’s percentage of unsheltered homelessness in 2022 has grown to 24%, or 575 of the 2,355 unsheltered homeless people recorded during the March 10 Point-in-Time count. Read more

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