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Honolulu’s CORE program begins outreach in Waikiki, where unsheltered homelessness is on the rise

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Ann Taylor, 84, had been living with her husband at a Waikiki bus stop for several days.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Ann Taylor, 84, had been living with her husband at a Waikiki bus stop for several days.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Ann Taylor, 84, was helped to a gurney Thursday by EMT Molly Swanson of the Crisis Outreach Response and Engagement program. In the background is EMT Julianne Fajotina.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Ann Taylor, 84, was helped to a gurney Thursday by EMT Molly Swanson of the Crisis Outreach Response and Engagement program. In the background is EMT Julianne Fajotina.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Delilah Makanani spoke with Molly Swanson and Fajotina. Makanani has been homeless on and off since 1984.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Delilah Makanani spoke with Molly Swanson and Fajotina. Makanani has been homeless on and off since 1984.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                CORE EMT Julianne Fajo­tina checked in with a homeless person in Waikiki on Thursday.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    CORE EMT Julianne Fajo­tina checked in with a homeless person in Waikiki on Thursday.

The Crisis Outreach Response and Engagement program sends emergency medical technicians and community health workers to respond to community concerns and nonviolent, homeless-related 911 calls, and conducts outreach aimed at getting unsheltered homeless people housed. Read more

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