Russell Wozniak has become a leader of Oahu’s efforts to develop innovative solutions to the low-income housing shortage.
The 8-acre site is currently zoned for agricultural use. Its owner says some of the homes would be for his children.
Privately financed relocation programs have already flown hundreds back to the mainland. Now there’s a move afoot to spend public money as well.
City Councilman Joey Manahan’s bill would set up a system to distribute money previously set aside to assist affected businesses.
Hospital emergency rooms are bustling, with one reporting twice as many flu patients as it was seeing at this time last year.
Some of them gathered at the Capitol on Wednesday to respond to growing criticism of the encampment.
A British charity plans to set up vending machines where homeless people can get items they need to survive on the streets.