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Lieutenant Governor Green attended a ceremony to celebrate and bless the donation of two power washers from the #H4Project to the City of Honolulu in an on-going effort to help clean up Chinatown.  The ceremony commenced with the Lieutenant Governor and President of the Chinatown Business and Community Association, Chu Lan Shubert-Kwock, washing the iconic happy Dragon ...
Read More LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR GREEN ATTENDS BLESSING CEREMONY FOR DONATED CHINATOWN POWER WASHERS

During his trip to Hawaii,  U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, accompanied by Lieutenant Governor Josh Green, toured several of Hawaii’s hard reduction programs and met with staff.  The tour included the Chinatown Joint Outreach Center, The Hawaii Health and Harm Reduction Needle Exchange Van,  and a trip to HHHRC headquarters to meet with staff and discuss ...
Read More U.S. SURGEON GENERAL JEROME ADAMS VISITS HAWAII; TOURS HARM REDUCTION INITIATIVES WITH LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR GREEN

Our State of Homelessness: Day 1: Maui Ka Hale A Ke Ola : A comprehensive resource center which provides emergency and transitional shelter to the homeless on Maui.  Executive Director Monique Yamashita gave us a tour of the facilities and introduced us to current residents. The shelter is always at capacity, and while the goal is ...
Read More LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JOSH GREEN TAKES NEIGHBOR ISLAND HOMELESSNESS TOUR

  This incredible, heart-wrenching piece from Hawaii News Now looks at the complex challenges faced by the severely mentally ill homeless and their loved ones in obtaining treatment. Assisted Community Treatment is an effective, compassionate way to help give those in our streets battling mental illness their lives back, and a chance for something better. ...
Read More “PRESCRIBING HOPE PART II: TRAPPED ON THE STREETS” DOCUMENTS HAWAII’S SEVERELY MENTALLY ILL HOMELESS

On behalf of Governor David Ige, Lieutenant Governor Josh Green issued a supplemental emergency proclamation declaring the Pali Highway a disaster area. The supplemental emergency proclamation authorizes the expenditure of state monies as appropriated for the quick and efficient relief of extensive damage to the Pali Highway. He later went and surveyed the damage up ...
Read More LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JOSH GREEN SURVEYS DAMAGE TO PALI HIGHWAY

“ALOHA FROM TAIWAN” HOMELESS BENEFIT AT PUNAWAI REST STOP OFFERS MEDICAL, SOCIAL, MENTAL, AND FOOD SERVICES. In recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act, local Taiwanese organizations and government agencies partnered to host a homeless benefit in Iwilei. Honolulu, HI – Today’s “Aloha from Taiwan” event at the Punawai Rest Stop organized ...
Read More LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JOSH GREEN VOLUNTEERS AT “ALOHA FROM TAIWAN” HOMELESS BENEFIT AT PUNAWAI REST STOP

Lieutenant Governor Josh Green, joined by city council member Ikaika Anderson spent a morning in Waimanalo visiting with the homeless community living around Waimanalo Beach Park, and touring two parcels of land that could potentially be used  as future sites for hygiene centers, service stations, or permanent housing locations for Waimanalo’s homeless population. The goal ...
Read More LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JOSH GREEN ASSESSES HOMELESS SITUATION IN WAIMANALO

January 11, 2019 Wai’anae, Hawaii Lieutenant Governor Josh Green toured a potential re-location site for the Pu’uhonua o Wai’anae homeless encampment. The Lieutenant Governor, joined by Representative Cedric Gates who represents the 44th district, toured the  parcel of land in Ka’ala Valley which is being considered as a possible re-location site for the community living at the ...
Read More LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JOSH GREEN TOURS POTENTIAL NEW SITE FOR PU’UHONUA O WAI’ANAE ENCAMPMENT

OFFICE OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR STATE OF HAWAII STATE CAPITOL HONOLULU, HI 96813 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2019 Media Contact:         Chelsea Lockridge            (808)586-0292 LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR GREEN RESPONDS TO BEING NAMED POINT PERSON FOR PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERSHIPS ON HOMELESSNESS BY GOVERNOR IGE IN HIS STATE OF THE ...
Read More LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR GREEN RESPONDS TO BEING NAMED POINT PERSON FOR PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERSHIPS ON HOMELESSNESS BY GOVERNOR IGE IN HIS STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS