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  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

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

Lieutenant Governor Green Delivers Key Note Speech at Maui County Council Inauguration January 2nd, 2019 Wailuku, Maui   The 2019-2021 Maui County Council, along with newly elected Mayor Mike Victorino, were sworn in on January 2nd in the Council Chambers in Wailuku.  Maui’s newest Council Members include community organizers, devoted parents to children with developmental disabilities, grandparents, environmentalists, housing ...
Read More LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JOSH GREEN DELIVERS KEY NOTE SPEECH AT MAUI COUNTY COUNCIL INAGURATION