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Governor’s Coordinator on Homelessness Scott Morishige currently serves as the Governor’s Coordinator on Homelessness and is the point person for all homeless issues in the state.  Scott works closely with Governor David Ige and his cabinet to provide for broad policy direction and coordination for the many stakeholders in Hawai’i addressing the issue of homelessness.  ...
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BLNR Homeless Updates

Posted on Oct 24, 2020 in News

The Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) received an update on homeless efforts by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) at its recent meeting on October 23, 2020. DLNR highlighted the department’s efforts to provide over-70 acres of land for new homeless programs – such as Hale Hanakahi, Kealaula, Kahauiki, Kukuiola, Kahauiki ...
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RYSE Haleiwa Project

Posted on Oct 11, 2020 in Main, News, Success Stories

The Haleiwa Project came about because it simply made sense to its partners: Alternative Structures International (ASI)/Kahumana, Residential Youth Services & Empowerment (RYSE), and ALEA Bridge. RYSE became involved because the former occupant of the property (Central Oahu Youth Services Association) and the Haleiwa community wanted the site to continue to serve youth. Meanwhile, ASI/Kahumana ...
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