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Christina Jedra

Honolulu Seeking Private Partner To Manage ‘Stairway To Heaven’ Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Honolulu Seeking Private Partner To Manage ‘Stairway To Heaven’

The mayor wants to keep the trail open without bothering the neighbors.

Ige Issues Eviction Moratorium Through April 30 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Issues Eviction Moratorium Through April 30

The order won’t prevent landlords from pursuing evictions starting May 1.

Paused For Pandemic, Honolulu Homeless Sweeps To Resume Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Paused For Pandemic, Honolulu Homeless Sweeps To Resume

The city says it wants to help unsheltered homeless people to isolate themselves during the pandemic.

Coronavirus Site For Oahu’s Homeless Will Not Offer Testing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Coronavirus Site For Oahu’s Homeless Will Not Offer Testing

There is no widespread COVID-19 screening or testing of homeless people in Hawaii after a facility set up to help has backed off from part of its original mission.

Honolulu Will Require Masks At Businesses And Riding Transit Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Will Require Masks At Businesses And Riding Transit

Starting Monday, all visitors to grocery stores and other open businesses will need to keep their faces covered with a mask, scarf, bandanna or other material.

United Way: Calls For Help Surged Over 1,000% In March

United Way: Calls For Help Surged Over 1,000% In March

The nonprofit is launching an assistance fund to help prevent vulnerable people from falling into homelessness.

Hawaii’s Not Ready For A Wave Of Evictions Caused By The Pandemic Denby Fawcett/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Not Ready For A Wave Of Evictions Caused By The Pandemic

Housing advocates are calling on Gov. David Ige to act now to stop a housing crisis. The governor has offered mixed messages.

Homeless Seniors On Hawaii Island Shelter At Holiday Inn Express Courtesy of HOPE Services

Homeless Seniors On Hawaii Island Shelter At Holiday Inn Express

Kupuna in need will receive shelter and meals during the coronavirus outbreak.

Repaving Of Magic Island Parking Lot To Begin Monday Courtesy: Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation

Repaving Of Magic Island Parking Lot To Begin Monday

Construction work is considered essential during the coronavirus pandemic.