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Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Video: Free Market Solutions to Homelessness with Victor Geminiani
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:43 AM :: 1851 Views :: Homelessness

...Keli'i Akina speaks with Victor Geminiani of the Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law & Economic Justice about probable solutions to homelessness and affordable housing in Hawaii....

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Thursday, October 01, 2015
AG Charges Third Waianae Homeless Shelter Employee With Embezzlement
By News Release @ 9:57 PM :: 2511 Views :: Ethics, Homelessness

Jamye Windsor, age 40, has been charged with one felony theft count for improperly receiving more than $50,000 in state funds from Waianae Community Outreach....

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Monday, September 28, 2015
10 things Hawaii Can Do So That Everyone Gets Richer
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:11 PM :: 2567 Views :: Homelessness, Cost of Living

There are two approaches to meeting the needs of the least advantaged in society....

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Friday, September 25, 2015
Kaka‘ako enforcement continues next week
By News Release @ 10:28 PM :: 2232 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

On Tuesday, September 29, beginning at approximately 11 a.m., Phase V enforcement of the sidewalk nuisance and stored property ordinances will take place....

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Thursday, September 24, 2015
VIDEO: Free Market Solutions to Homelessness and Affordable Housing
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:51 PM :: 2210 Views :: Homelessness

The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii and Think Tech Hawaii host Free Market Solutions to Homelessness and Affordable Housing, with Dr. Keli'i Akina....

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Kakaako: 126 Needles Found in Homeless Clean-Up
By News Release @ 4:43 PM :: 2373 Views :: Homelessness, Drugs

Meanwhile, ACLU fails in effort to keep the homeless on the street....

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Monday, September 21, 2015
Waianae Homeless Housing to be Discussed at Upcoming Neighborhood Board Meetings
By News Release @ 9:15 PM :: 1657 Views :: Homelessness

...1.1 acre property located at 85-248 Farrington Highway....

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Thursday, September 17, 2015
ACLU Sues Honolulu in Bid to Keep Homeless out of Shelters
By News Release @ 1:41 AM :: 2672 Views :: Homelessness

The lawsuit alleges that the City violated the United States Constitution when it destroyed personal property belonging to the plaintiffs....

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015
ACLU Scores Big Wins for Panhandlers and Potheads
By News Release @ 2:45 AM :: 4898 Views :: Hawaii County , First Amendment, Homelessness, Labor, Drugs

The ACLU has shared a copy of the settlement agreement in this case with Maui County and Kauai County, both of which have had similar pre-employment medical examination requirements....

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Saturday, September 05, 2015
Hawaii Free Market Solutions to Homelessness & Affordable Housing
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:44 PM :: 2303 Views :: Homelessness

A panel discussion on the economic roots of and solutions to Hawaii's biggest issue....

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Saturday, September 05, 2015
Governor Touts 13 Kakaako homeless moved to shelter--but 6 Return to Street after One Night
By News Release @ 3:28 PM :: 2417 Views :: Homelessness

...there are 51 empty beds at the Lighthouse Shelter in Waipahu....

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Saturday, August 29, 2015
What are Homeless Hawaiians Worth to OHA?
By Andrew Walden @ 11:14 PM :: 4327 Views :: Homelessness, OHA

...A homeless family of four would be worth $30,400 per year--just for OHA's "fair market" land lease....

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Ige Leadership Big Announcement: 28 Shelter Spaces Open Up
By News Release @ 10:38 PM :: 2263 Views :: Homelessness

The Governor’s Leadership Team has also identified five state-owned portable buildings that can be used to provide temporary shelter for families. Locations for these buildings are currently being considered....

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Rep McDermott and Darryl Vincent Discuss Veteran Homelessness in Hawaii
By Video @ 9:15 PM :: 2431 Views :: Homelessness, Military

Darryl J. Vincent has been with U.S. VETS, for 11 years....

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Hale Mauliola construction contract awarded: Caldwell Vetoes One Sit-Lie Bill, Signs Another
By News Release @ 9:34 PM :: 2549 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...transitional housing for up to 83 persons in 25 containers by the end of the year....

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Monday, August 17, 2015
Survey: 78% of Homeless Willing to go to Shelter--Yet Don't
By News Release @ 10:19 PM :: 2269 Views :: Homelessness

...the survey was undertaken the week of August 3....

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Monday, August 17, 2015
Profiting from Homelessness: Publicist, Lobbyist Take Control
By Selected News Articles @ 8:45 PM :: 5628 Views :: Homelessness

With zero experience in getting families off the street....

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Saturday, August 15, 2015
What Rep. Sylvia Luke, Sen. Brian Schatz, the City Council and the Mayor don’t know about solving Honolulu’s homelessness crisis
By Selected News Articles @ 2:24 PM :: 2756 Views :: Homelessness

If the Gov’s team wants to learn why Hawaii should try Housing First, they can start with Google and actually learn a lot....

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Friday, August 14, 2015
Interior Grants $500,000 to Stand Up Micronesian One Stop Service Centers in Guam and Hawaii
By News Release @ 7:47 PM :: 2409 Views :: Homelessness

The initial focus of the center will be in the areas of health, education, housing and homelessness, as well as labor. It is centrally located at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church in Honolulu....

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Monday, August 10, 2015
PHOCUSED Exec Appointed Governor’s Coordinator on Homelessness
By News Release @ 11:19 PM :: 2582 Views :: Homelessness

... PHOCUSED wins a round in the battle for control of the homelessness industry ....

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Pine: Homeless Solutions for Leeward Oahu
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 5:45 PM :: 3181 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...almost a quarter of Oahu's unsheltered homeless are the Leeward district....

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Ige Appoints Committee to Talk About Homelessness, Calls it Leadership
By News Release @ 4:20 AM :: 2250 Views :: Homelessness

...“The underlying issues that lead to homelessness ... cannot be resolved quickly,” said Gov. Ige....

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Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Heroes Housing Heroes to help end veteran homelessness
By News Release @ 3:49 AM :: 3278 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Military

“We are calling on all property owners who have studios, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom units across O‘ahu to be a part of the solution to veteran homelessness.”

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Friday, July 03, 2015
IHS to Operate Sand Island Homeless Transitional Housing
By News Release @ 3:15 AM :: 3619 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...city launches innovative new partnerships to provide cultural integration to COFA populations....

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Caldwell refuses to sign Council Budget Bills
By News Release @ 4:19 AM :: 2661 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...The City Council deleted funding for the Office of Strategic Development (OSD) positions needed to address homelessness and the affordable housing crisis....

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Friday, June 19, 2015
DHS: For First Time Majority of Homeless Refusing Shelter
By Andrew Walden @ 4:41 AM :: 2979 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...A total of 1,217 homeless refusing shelter have been added to Hawaii's homeless population in the last two years....

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Wednesday, June 03, 2015
City Plans Sand Island Modular Housing for Homeless
By News Release @ 3:28 PM :: 2741 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

Caldwell announces plan to build Hale Mauliola temporary modular housing and provide services for homeless on Sand Island site....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Council Refuses to Back Down After Caldwell Threatens to Make Kakaako a Homeless Tent City
By News Release @ 3:54 AM :: 3382 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness
Caldwell: I will Make Kakaako a Homeless Tent City Unless Council Funds 'Positions'
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Honolulu: 40% of Homeless Refusing to Accept Shelter
By News Release @ 2:15 PM :: 2926 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

The number of homeless individuals on Oahu is 4,903, a 4% (191) increase over 2014. The percentage of those who are unsheltered is 40% (1,939), the highest percentage since these data were collected in 2009....

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
UPDATE: AG Charges Two Homeless Shelter Directors with Embezzment
By News Release @ 7:29 PM :: 4901 Views :: Ethics, Homelessness

...Former WCO Executive Director Sophina Placencia (who has now also been charged) said the organization's board of directors fired Pitolo in May 2010 after she discovered Pitolo had stolen money....

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Top Issues? Budget, Homelessness, Housing, Rail Tax, and Marijuana
By Selected News Articles @ 2:56 PM :: 3406 Views :: Homelessness, Rail, Taxes, Drugs

A report on the top state issues of 2015....

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Occupy Honolulu Suit -- Losing Still Pays off for Lawyers
By Selected News Articles @ 5:15 PM :: 2279 Views :: Homelessness

De-Occupy asserted 14 causes of action but failed to succeed on any of them....

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Friday, March 13, 2015
Making the World Better Doesn’t Come Just By What You Eat
By Joni Kamiya @ 11:25 PM :: 2799 Views :: Homelessness, GMOs

Eating Ben and Jerry’s apparently can make a person morally superior to regular folks who can only afford Meadow Gold....

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Friday, March 13, 2015
Update: Low Income Legislative Agenda
By News Release @ 11:00 PM :: 3302 Views :: Homelessness, Tax Credits, Taxes

...Hawaii Appleseed is making solid progress advancing important legislation to benefit low-income people in our state....

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Waikiki: Homelessness Ended for 81 Individuals
By News Release @ 12:42 PM :: 2670 Views :: Homelessness

...25 are in shelter; 43 are receiving homeless prevention assistance; seven were placed directly into housing; and another six have been assisted with airline funds which have enabled them to be reconnected with families in the U.S. mainland....

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Saturday, February 21, 2015
How Housing First Reduced Homelessness 72% in Utah
By Selected News Articles @ 7:51 PM :: 2491 Views :: Homelessness

In the past nine years, Utah has decreased the number of homeless by 72 percent—largely by finding and building apartments where they can live, permanently, with no strings attached....

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Friday, February 13, 2015
Caldwell signs law prohibiting sitting or lying on pedestrian malls
By News Release @ 3:04 AM :: 2412 Views :: Homelessness

...a 50% increase in people experiencing homelessness from out-of-state compared to last winter season....

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Hawaii #1 in Homelessness (again)
By Selected News Articles @ 7:46 PM :: 3959 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

In 2014, Mississippi had the lowest number of homeless people per 100,000, as it did for the previous three years....

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Saturday, January 17, 2015
New Medicaid Enrollees: Many Need Addiction Treatment
By Selected News Articles @ 5:52 PM :: 3122 Views :: Health Care, Homelessness

...newly eligible adults will have access to addiction treatments this year, many for the first time....

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Friday, January 16, 2015
Leeward Coast Third in Homelessness
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 3:31 PM :: 2541 Views :: Homelessness

...at the Wai'anae Boat Harbor, outreach workers are trying to help transition to supportive housing....

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Monday, January 12, 2015
IHS: New Laws Pushing Homeless to Accept Shelter
By News Release @ 10:32 AM :: 3206 Views :: Homelessness

Those served include many seniors who have been homeless for over 10 years (41%)....

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Friday, December 19, 2014
Hawaii's Demise Through the Eyes of the Economist
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 3:51 AM :: 2460 Views :: Homelessness
...Homeless? Buy a One-Way Ticket to Hawaii -- Hawaii "is attracting homeless people from the mainland US by offering food, a bed, and health care for just $3 a day."....
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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Nanakuli: City to Update Homeless Project
By News Release @ 12:37 AM :: 2217 Views :: Homelessness

Tuesday, January 27th at 6:30 p.m. during the Church with No Walls service at Nanaikapono Protestant Church....

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Monday, December 08, 2014
Honolulu 31st Lowest Concentration of Disadvantaged
By News Release @ 12:21 PM :: 2454 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...2014’s Cities with the Highest and Lowest Population in Need....

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Saturday, November 22, 2014
UH Report: 14,282 Homeless in Hawaii
By News Release @ 1:15 AM :: 2831 Views :: Homelessness

5,454 individuals (38%) were continuing clients from FY 2013....

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Monday, November 17, 2014
National Report Shows Hawaii 6th Lowest Child Homelessness
By News Release @ 2:23 PM :: 2344 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

The homeless are everywhere but a national report shows Hawaii is 6th lowest for child homelessness....

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Friday, October 31, 2014
Caldwell to host affordable housing town hall meeting
By News Release @ 1:07 AM :: 3502 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Cost of Living

The meeting will be held at the Waipahu District Park in Waipahu on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 7 p.m.....

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Waikiki Homeless Outreach Begins Nov 3
By News Release @ 8:53 PM :: 2770 Views :: Homelessness, Tourism

...140 individuals are targeted to move into IHS shelters or homes and an additional 120 transient individuals will be returned to their homes outside Hawaii....

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Monday, October 20, 2014
Caldwell Town Halls to discuss Islandwide Housing Strategy
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 3576 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, Homelessness
Three meetings to be held to discuss Islandwide Housing Strategy
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Saturday, October 04, 2014
Will Tom Brower ever learn?
By News Release @ 8:54 PM :: 3399 Views :: Ethics, Homelessness, Politicians

...This is the third taxpayer-funded mailer Brower has sent out on the shopping cart issue and it is drawing a complaint....

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