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On December 20th, amid rising case counts, the Lieutenant Governor called for the set-up of mass booster and testing clinics ahead of the holidays. View the memo addressed to Governor Ige and Department of Health Director Libby Char here. Over the past two weeks, Hawaiʻi’s case counts, positivity rates and hospitalizations have increased exponentially following ...
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Homelessness and affordable housing have been prevalent issues in Hawaii, with Hawaii having one of the highest per capita rate of homelessness in the US. Two years after the initiative’s inception–including setbacks due to COVID – Lieutenant Governor Josh Green announced the completion of the State’s first master-planned Kauhale to address homelessness and affordable housing: ...
Read More First Kauhale Completed in Kalaeloa, HI

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

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

  https://www.facebook.com/LtGovJoshGreen/videos/2213905182256784/   A large portion of Hawaii’s homeless population suffers from schizophrenia, severe substance abuse, or other incapacitating mental illnesses.  The sad reality is that most of these people will continue to suffer for years while their mental and physical health deteriorates. Psychiatrist Dr. Chad Koyanagi, along with a team from The Institute for Human ...
Read More “PRESCRIBING HOPE PART II: TRAPPED ON THE STREETS” DOCUMENTS HAWAII’S SEVERELY MENTALLY ILL HOMELESS

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