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Medical clinic for homeless at Punawai opens for patients

KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Nurse Maybelline Cordero-Higa, left, held a koa bowl of salted water as the Rev. Valerie Ross, kahu and associate conference minister, blessed each patient room Friday at the new health clinic run by Kalihi-Palama Health Center at the Punawai building in Iwilei.
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KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

Nurse Maybelline Cordero-Higa, left, held a koa bowl of salted water as the Rev. Valerie Ross, kahu and associate conference minister, blessed each patient room Friday at the new health clinic run by Kalihi-Palama Health Center at the Punawai building in Iwilei.

KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Gerico De­Mesillo, left; Julianne Fajotina; Rayechelle Rin, operations manager; and Keoki Manuel are part of the Crisis Outreach Response and Engagement team of first responders who address emergency calls involving nonviolent homeless people.
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KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

Gerico De­Mesillo, left; Julianne Fajotina; Rayechelle Rin, operations manager; and Keoki Manuel are part of the Crisis Outreach Response and Engagement team of first responders who address emergency calls involving nonviolent homeless people.

KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Clifford Chang, a KPHC board member, and Darrin Santo, a behavioral health therapist and chief operating officer of the Kalihi-Palama Health Center, tour a patient’s room.
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KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

Clifford Chang, a KPHC board member, and Darrin Santo, a behavioral health therapist and chief operating officer of the Kalihi-Palama Health Center, tour a patient’s room.

KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Emmanuel Kintu, center, CEO of the Kalihi-Palama Health Center, and Vernon Nakamura, KPHC board chairman, untied a maile lei Friday at a blessing for the new medical clinic in Iwilei.
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KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

Emmanuel Kintu, center, CEO of the Kalihi-Palama Health Center, and Vernon Nakamura, KPHC board chairman, untied a maile lei Friday at a blessing for the new medical clinic in Iwilei.

KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Nurse Maybelline Cordero-Higa, left, held a koa bowl of salted water as the Rev. Valerie Ross, kahu and associate conference minister, blessed each patient room Friday at the new health clinic run by Kalihi-Palama Health Center at the Punawai building in Iwilei.
KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Gerico De­Mesillo, left; Julianne Fajotina; Rayechelle Rin, operations manager; and Keoki Manuel are part of the Crisis Outreach Response and Engagement team of first responders who address emergency calls involving nonviolent homeless people.
KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Clifford Chang, a KPHC board member, and Darrin Santo, a behavioral health therapist and chief operating officer of the Kalihi-Palama Health Center, tour a patient’s room.
KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Emmanuel Kintu, center, CEO of the Kalihi-Palama Health Center, and Vernon Nakamura, KPHC board chairman, untied a maile lei Friday at a blessing for the new medical clinic in Iwilei.