Some merchants in Chinatown want to increase business by serving alcohol in public places. But a number of residents strongly opposed the measure and it appears the Honolulu City Council is on their side. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
More than half of O’ahu’s single unsheltered homeless live in the urban core according to January’s point-in-time count. There are also an unspecified number who are not counted by social service providers and are the undocumented homeless. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
O’ahu real estate prices continue to climb, achieving sales volume equal to peak levels experienced a decade ago. But, as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, it’s still a pretty good time to buy for those who can afford it.
Homelessness was one of the issues taken up at the National Association for Rural Mental Health conference in Waikiki over the weekend. One of O’ahu’s homeless shelter and services providers shared its experiences with attendees. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.