Voters created the office less than two years ago. Now Council Chair Ernie Martin wants to slice its budget in half.
If it’s approved, the proposal to move more homeless people out of public spaces could face a legal challenge.
More than 250 tenants of a subsidized Maui apartment complex fear eviction amid the owner’s plans to raise rents to market rates.
Some birth certificates, passports, and other documents can’t be retrieved because of a vendor’s computer malfunction.
For seven months Kailua-Kona’s 1-acre government sanctioned homeless encampment sheltered about 25 people.
Since Gov. David Ige’s emergency proclamations loosened up regulations, some new-look subsidized housing is taking shape.
At a special neighborhood board meeting Thursday, supporters of a homeless encampment asked for a long-term plan.
The governor contradicts state officials who last week announced an imminent sweep and a possible federal grant to build an education center.