Homelessness and Housing First

Ashley Mizuo/HPR

Hawaii is making progress in addressing homelessness, but hasn’t expanded existing programs enough to make a major dent in the problem, state lawmakers were told at a summit on the issue Tuesday.

The Conversation: Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Jun 16, 2016
Wikipedia

Renting to Homeless; French Film Festival in Honolulu; Tackling Ocean Debris; Celebrating Juneteenth

Finding Land Lords for the Homeless: Kimo Carvahlo

Town Square: Homelessness in Paradise

Nov 13, 2014

The Institute for Human Services is planning a program to help some homeless people return to their home states and it wants to spread the word that Hawaii is not the place for mainland homeless people to come. Our panel will look at the specifics of saying Paradise isn't for everyone.  Guests: Colin Kippen, Homeless Coordinator for the State of Hawai‘i; Connie Mitchell, IHS, Executive Director; Greg Payton ,Partners In Care, Executive Chair;  Larry Geller,Community Advocate.

State Conducts Housing First Training

Sep 16, 2014
Wayne Yoshioka

The Hawai’i Interagency Council on Homelessness brought trainers in from New York to help with the state-wide implementation of Housing First.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka spoke with the consultants and visited a homeless acquaintance in Waikiki ….