Homelessness

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

Lt. Gov. Josh Green targets homelessness

  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

“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

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