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The Hands That Built Ohana Zones

Posted on Dec 29, 2021 in Main, News

To learn more, please view past infographics in the gallery below, or visit the ‘Ohana Zones section of our website.

Soon after she graduated in 2008, Tasha found herself houseless as a result of a falling out with her family. A few years after applying for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, she was filled with excitement when she finally received the news she had been waiting for in February of 2021. What was supposed ...
Read More The Long Road Home: Navigating the Rental Market as a Voucher Holder

There are nearly 3,600 students identified in unstable housing across the State of Hawaii, and families experiencing unstable housing have rights under the McKinney-Vento Act to ensure their children continue uninterrupted access to education and services. Our student interns from the UH Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health created this page to highlight some ...
Read More Minors Experiencing Homelessness or Unstable Housing

EVICTION MORATORIUM RESOURCES

Posted on Oct 27, 2021 in Main, News

I received an eviction notice from my landlord.  What should I do? Contact the State Landlord-Tenant Hotline (808-586-2634) or a legal services agency, such as the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii (808-536-4302), to seek information about your rights as a tenant.  Please know that the landlord-tenant law has changed due to the impact of Act ...
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IDENTIFICATION AND VITAL DOCUMENTS

Posted on Aug 29, 2021 in Main, News

The lack of a valid government identification document (I.D.), or vital documents needed to obtain an I.D. card, can be a huge barrier to housing and employment for many people experiencing homelessness.   Please read below for information on resources to assist with obtaining valid government I.D. or other related vital documents (e.g. Social Security Card, ...
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2021 OUTREACH PROVIDER MAP

Posted on Aug 25, 2021 in Main, News

Eighteen months after the first residents moved in to Hale Maluhia, there many milestones to celebrate. The program has served over 25 survivors and 44 children, all of whom have remained stably housed at Hale Maluhia or have transitioned to other permanent housing in the community. The twenty apartment units remains at capacity, and vacancies ...
Read More Continuing to Serve – Hale Maluhia

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

Posted on Aug 19, 2021 in Main, News

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is typically observed the week before Thanksgiving, and is meant to raise awareness about the pressing issues of hunger and homelessness, as well as poverty.  The week is also a time to recognize the hard work of homelessness service providers, government partners, and community volunteers who work closely together to ...
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Landlord Resource Guide

Posted on Aug 12, 2021 in Main, News

We are excited to announce that previously recorded versions of our webinar series “Connecting On The Road To Home” will be available on NA Leo ‘O Hawai’i. Na Leo ‘O Hawai`i provides television access to facilitate diverse community dialogue and educational awareness for the citizens of Hawai`i island. This same access is utilized for County ...
Read More Na Leo O Hawai’i now airing July’s webinar!