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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Tracked Down by FBI, Homeless Alaska Drug Addict Decides to Stay on Streets of Honolulu
By News Release @ 6:02 PM :: 833 Views :: Homelessness

...  FBI and two police departments bow to orders from their lord and master, the homeless drug addict ....

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Saturday, November 7, 2020
Sand Island: DLNR Clears out 42 Homeless Camps--Nobody Accepts Housing
By News Release @ 10:08 PM :: 705 Views :: Homelessness

...HDOT contractor engaged in the clean-up of illegal camps at Sand Island State Recreation Area report collecting 190.5 tons of trash in 3 days....

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Thursday, November 5, 2020
DLNR Steps Up Efforts to Manage Homelessness Across Public Lands
By Selected News Articles @ 9:20 PM :: 613 Views :: Environment, Homelessness, Land Use

...“I don’t see any end in sight, really, because it just seems to have gotten worse"....

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Governor Releases 'Intent to Veto' List
By News Release @ 4:02 AM :: 1126 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Homelessness, Second Amendment

...Gov. David Ige has notified legislative leaders and key lawmakers of his Intent to Veto the following 6 measures....

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Friday, August 14, 2020
Iwilei homeless shelter to be temporary isolation and quarantine site
By News Release @ 11:06 PM :: 751 Views :: Homelessness, COVID-19

...the postives are being kept inside and the negatives are kicked out....

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Friday, August 14, 2020
ACLU Plan for Hawaii: Massive COVID-Infested Homeless Tent Cities Everywhere -- with no sweeps
By Andrew Walden @ 6:18 PM :: 1209 Views :: Homelessness, Justice Reinvestment, COVID-19

...At 11am today, the Hawaii Supreme Court is hearing a motion from the State Public Defender’s office using COVD as an excuse to order another mass release of criminals from Hawaii’s prisons and jails....

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Tenants Being Evicted Illegally
By News Release @ 4:45 AM :: 1055 Views :: Homelessness, Law Enforcement, COVID-19

...The moratorium is currently in place through August 31, 2020....

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Sunday, July 26, 2020
Attorney: Homeless Disenfranchised by all-mail voting system
By Selected News Articles @ 6:29 PM :: 1105 Views :: Maui County, Homelessness, Office of Elections

...an individual may only obtain "general delivery" for 30 days in any 12 month period. This forces such registered voters to choose between having a ballot delivered for the primary or for the general election, but not both....

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Hotels Sue to Block San Francisco’s Daily Cleaning Mandate
By Court House News @ 10:08 AM :: 975 Views :: Homelessness, Tourism, COVID-19

...the industry groups say the law will endanger guests and employees by increasing the frequency of cleaning staff in guest rooms, creating more opportunities to catch and spread the Covid-19 virus in a confined space....

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Saturday, July 18, 2020
Statewide PIT Count: Oahu Homeless Numbers Nearly Unchanged from 2019
By News Release @ 1:07 PM :: 793 Views :: Homelessness

...Total number of people experiencing homelessness on the night of January 22, 2020 was 4,448....

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020
DoH Uses COVID as Excuse to Quarantine 51 Homeless Frequent Flyers
By News Release @ 3:30 PM :: 1155 Views :: Homelessness, COVID-19

“...Without proper care, these individuals would likely be back on the street without treatment, would resort to going to a hospital emergency department for primary care, or rely on public safety, law enforcement, and the criminal justice systems, which do not have the capability to provide an appropriate level of care....”

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Monday, May 18, 2020
Best States for Military Retirees -- Hawaii 47th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:39 PM :: 975 Views :: Homelessness, Military

...but Hawaii is the #1 state for homeless veterans....

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020
State Supreme Court: Victims of Homeless Criminals May Sue Those Who Enable Homelessness
By Court House News @ 5:49 PM :: 1867 Views :: Homelessness

...In the case of a bar owner who was assaulted by a homeless man illegally living in a nearby storage unit, the Hawaii Supreme Court ruled, May 5, 2020, that plaintiffs can recover damages in public nuisance suits if they have suffered individualized harm....

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Monday, April 27, 2020
City to Open Second Homeless Tent City
By News Release @ 10:34 PM :: 1010 Views :: Homelessness, COVID-19

...City to open a Provisional Outdoor Screening and Triage (POST) facility in Pearl City....

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
First Federal COVID Grants Aid Hawaii Homeless, Mass Transit
By Ed Case @ 3:24 PM :: 913 Views :: Homelessness, COVID-19

...First Federal Emergency Grant Awards to Hawai'i to Address COVID-19 Impacts....

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Caldwell: Homeless enforcement more important than ever
By News Release @ 10:14 PM :: 1066 Views :: Honolulu County, Health Care, Homelessness

...Stored property enforcement and sidewalk nuisance enforcement to continue; HONU to continue to serve homeless population....

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
DHHL Clears Out Another Homeless Camp
By News Release @ 5:00 AM :: 753 Views :: Homelessness

...The enforcement action resulted in the removal of several abandoned vehicles and six truckloads of trash that included car parts, appliances, scrap metal, tires, and household items....

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Quality of Life? Residents Say Honolulu Ranks 391st
By News Release @ 10:01 AM :: 1927 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Cost of Living

... 1 in 4 Honolulu residents say they plan to be gone by 2025 ....

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
What’s Really Driving the Homelessness Crisis?
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:59 PM :: 1568 Views :: Homelessness

...There has been remarkably little clarity on this key question....

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Saturday, February 8, 2020
Makuu: Homeless Move onto Abandoned DHHL Leaseholds, Set up Auto Junkyard
By News Release @ 12:27 AM :: 1849 Views :: Hawaii County , DHHL, Homelessness

...Over the past six months, the Department has removed unpermitted structures, unauthorized campers, and abandoned vehicles from Kalaeloa, Anahola, Hanapepe, King’s Landing, and other locations statewide....

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020
After Diamond Head Attack--Lawmakers Propose Gun Control and Mental Health Bills
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 1597 Views :: Health Care, Homelessness, Law Enforcement

...SB2505: Requires & appropriates funds for DOH to establish a continuum of stabilization beds statewide for non-forensic patients with substance abuse or mental health disorders....

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Sunday, January 26, 2020
Where The Homeless Are--Oahu 'Heat Map'
By News Release @ 4:27 PM :: 2689 Views :: Homelessness

...Partners in Care Releases ‘Heat Map’ of Homeless Camps Based on 2020 PIT Survey....

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Thursday, January 16, 2020
Homeless deaths increase on O‘ahu Because They are not Being Forced into Shelters
By News Release @ 5:23 PM :: 1801 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Homelessness

...The average age of death amongst this vulnerable population here on O‘ahu was 54.4 years old....

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Family of Murdered Woman Demands Action Against Homeless Criminal Camp Near Whitmore Village
By News Release @ 1:02 AM :: 2517 Views :: Honolulu County, Agriculture, Homelessness, Law Enforcement, Drugs

"...ADC acknowledged that there is some criminal activity going on but said they did not want to send sheriffs there and clear it out because criminals would just come back...."

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Friday, January 10, 2020
'Rest Stop' Serves Homeless 68,000 Times--Only 92 Accept Housing
By News Release @ 11:48 PM :: 1599 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...92 people have been placed into housing as a direct result of the consultation they received when visiting the Pūnāwai Rest Stop. Along with housing, 35 individuals have found employment through the services offered at Pūnāwai, and another 10 people have entered into substance abuse treatment....

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Saturday, January 4, 2020
Hawaii Homelessness Summit 2020 set for Capitol
By News Release @ 2:38 PM :: 1410 Views :: Homelessness

...Meanwhile  -- ANOTHER Homeless Alleged Rapist Arrested -- Attacks in Honolulu Office Building....

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019
DLNR: Only 3 Bums Ticketed in Latest Napali Coast Sweep
By News Release @ 11:45 PM :: 2227 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Homelessness, Law Enforcement

...For decades this section of the state’s largest wilderness park had a wild west atmosphere, with illegal campers and often-times their huge, trashy campsites marring the experience and the environment....

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Homelessness: Ige Signs Seventh Emergency Proclamation
By News Release @ 3:16 AM :: 1118 Views :: Homelessness

...Ige signed the first emergency proclamation for homelessness on Dec. 14, 2018....

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Monday, December 16, 2019
Homelessness: Kauai LEAD Program Launches
By News Release @ 1:06 AM :: 1313 Views :: Kauai County, Homelessness

...pilot project deals with substance abuse, homelessness and low-level crime....

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Surfing the Nations - Transforming Wahiawa and the World
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:33 AM :: 1657 Views :: Homelessness, Religion

...Whether taking their surfboards to do diplomacy in North Korea or feeding the homeless in Wahiawa, the nonprofit Surfing the Nations is having an impact.... 

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Thursday, November 14, 2019
LEAD: Homeless Law Enforcement Program Spreads to Big Island
By News Release @ 5:29 PM :: 1681 Views :: Homelessness, Drugs

... The Big Island Substance Abuse Council (BISAC) will operate the pilot project ....

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Hawaii Sitting on $281M Unspent Federal Welfare Block Grant
By Selected News Articles @ 8:28 PM :: 2157 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...Idea: Use the money to FORCE the homeless into shelter with drug treatment and mental health care....

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Monday, November 4, 2019
Rep Mizuno calls on AG Barr to Investigate NY Homeless ‘Exports’
By News Release @ 11:10 PM :: 2055 Views :: Homelessness

...NYC secretly exports homeless to Hawaii....

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Monday, November 4, 2019
Honolulu Highest Homeless Veteran Count in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:41 PM :: 2022 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness, Military

...Honolulu Homeless Veterans per Veteran Population tied for worst in USA -- 46 times higher than first place Virginia Beach, VA....

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Thursday, October 31, 2019
HCDA Kakaako Park Transferred to City
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 1867 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness

...16 parcels, including 3 roadways and numerous other public facilities located within an approximately 41-acre, makai section of Kaka‘ako....

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Sunday, October 27, 2019
NYC secretly exports homeless to Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 2:42 AM :: 2963 Views :: Homelessness

...the Big Apple has sent local homeless families to 373 cities across the country with a full year of rent in their pockets....

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Kea'au Beach Park Meth Camp: Luxury Cars, Boats, and Jet Skis Bulldozed
By News Release @ 5:30 PM :: 2864 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Drugs

... Its hard being a tweeker ....

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
First 'Ohana Zone' Homeless Shelter opens in Hilo
By News Release @ 1:22 PM :: 1647 Views :: Hawaii County , Homelessness

...There are 25 emergency shelter beds available in the initial phase. At full operation, the shelter will provide 50 emergency shelter beds for single men....

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
'Gravely Disabled' Homeless Forced Into Mental Health Care in More States 
By Selected News Articles @ 3:19 PM :: 1780 Views :: Homelessness

"...The ACLU of Hawaii declined an interview request...."

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Monday, September 9, 2019
The Experience of Homeless, Runaway and Other Street Youth on O‘ahu
By News Release @ 8:46 PM :: 2461 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...Hawai‘i’s 2017 homeless point-in-time count reported 319 unaccompanied youth, with 82.0% of these youth living unsheltered....

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Friday, August 23, 2019
Homelessness: Ige Issues 5th Supplementary Emergency Proclamation
By News Release @ 9:43 PM :: 1694 Views :: Homelessness

...to support the development of additional affordable housing for people transitioning out of homelessness....

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Death Gets 373 Homeless off Streets
By News Release @ 9:47 PM :: 2893 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...373 people who were considered homeless at the time of their deaths have died on O‘ahu from 2014 through 2018....

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019
‘Housing First’ Gets 450 Homeless off Streets
By News Release @ 9:36 PM :: 2901 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...91 percent of Honolulu’s Housing First clients came into the program as chronically homeless, and over 60 percent came directly from living on the streets....

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Thursday, May 30, 2019
First Dialysis Center Coming to Micronesia?
By News Release @ 5:47 PM :: 2296 Views :: Health Care, Homelessness

...Request for Proposals: Pohnpei State Hemodialysis Project....

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Friday, May 10, 2019
Wahiawa Hospital: New Partnership Supports Mental Health Needs
By News Release @ 8:28 PM :: 2364 Views :: Health Care, Homelessness

...there may be as many as 30 stabilization beds at WGH by early next year....

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
PIT: Homelessness Down 21% on Big Island -- Volcano Forces Homeless to Accept Shelter
By News Release @ 3:14 AM :: 4742 Views :: Hawaii County , Kauai County, Maui County, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...Madame Pele shows the way to solve homelessness--APPLY MORE FORCE....

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Friday, April 5, 2019
9th Circuit: City Can Only Enforce Sleeping Ban if Shelter Available
By Robert Thomas @ 10:48 PM :: 3823 Views :: Homelessness

"...the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment bars a city from prosecuting people criminally for sleeping outside on public property when those people have no home or other shelter to go to...."

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Monday, March 4, 2019
City-Funded Survey Tries Out Excuses for Tax Hikes
By News Release @ 5:18 PM :: 3123 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Taxes

...Residents were presented with a list of eight potential projects and asked their level of support for each, even if it involved raising taxes or fees....

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Oahu 12% More Homeless Refuse Shelter
By News Release @ 10:32 PM :: 4132 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...the number of homeless in shelters is down 19%....

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Hawaii Senators' Favorite Mafia Hitman Loses Home to Foreclosure
By Andrew Walden @ 8:42 PM :: 7568 Views :: Ethics, Homelessness, Politicians

...Yoon took out two mortgages for a total of $739,660 written on the same day, exactly 13 days after the HFFF fundraiser, and not recorded in Hawaii for over a year....

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