HOMELESS CRISIS WEST OAHU
From Councilmember Tom Berg:
On the news of late is the eviction of the last "major" homeless encampment on city property - click here to see television coverage.
I went out to Keaau Beach Park and surrounding coastline on April 17 and spent a few hours talking to some of the folks that were still packing up their belongings and contemplating where they will go to call home.
Each person I talked to was looking for work and wanted a job. Some admitted they had no skills and lacked an education but would gladly work on a farm tending to crops, or offer their labor in any way they could to get out of the bushes.
There was trash all over the place and to give you a glimpse - I made this short youtube:
Many seeking shelter relocated to the Waianae Boat Harbor area and some went up into the hills out of the cleanup zone….
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