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Concerns rising for Hawaii’s homeless kupuna

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                                Above, Yvonne Christie sits on River Street in Chinatown.
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Above, Yvonne Christie sits on River Street in Chinatown.

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                                At top, Marvin Boyd has been staying at the Institute for Human Services’ Sumner Men’s Shelter in Iwilei for the past two years. He hopes to be able to rent a studio apartment someday.
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At top, Marvin Boyd has been staying at the Institute for Human Services’ Sumner Men’s Shelter in Iwilei for the past two years. He hopes to be able to rent a studio apartment someday.

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                                Above, homeless tents line Sumner Street.
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Above, homeless tents line Sumner Street.

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                                Robert Reed rests on his cot reading at the Institute for Human Services’ Sumner Men’s Shelter in Iwilei.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA/CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Robert Reed rests on his cot reading at the Institute for Human Services’ Sumner Men’s Shelter in Iwilei.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Above, Yvonne Christie sits on River Street in Chinatown.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA/CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                At top, Marvin Boyd has been staying at the Institute for Human Services’ Sumner Men’s Shelter in Iwilei for the past two years. He hopes to be able to rent a studio apartment someday.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA/CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Above, homeless tents line Sumner Street.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA/CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Robert Reed rests on his cot reading at the Institute for Human Services’ Sumner Men’s Shelter in Iwilei.