According to the UH Center on the Family, nearly 15 percent of children on O’ahu live in poverty. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports on one program that focuses on housing school-age youngsters and their parents.
The City continues its sidewalk enforcement in Kaka’ako and has placed nearly one-third of the homeless individuals and families into emergency shelters. But as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, homeless youth in the area have only a few options.
O’ahu’s over-budget rail transit project is completing mile 5 of its elevated guideway and making its way through the heart of Waipahu. Officials announced the resolution of a major issue that impacted a number of businesses there. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
The City and County of Honolulu continued enforcement of its sidewalk nuisance ordinance in Kaka’ako today. Meanwhile, a panel discussion on building more affordable housing to ease homelessness was conducted. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
A Legislative Working Group is looking at addressing some of the issues facing the estimated 150-thousand-plus Family Caregivers in Hawai’i. Lawmakers heard from community stake-holders today as part of their on-going public hearings. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.