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First COVID-19 Cases Reported In Hawaii Public Housing

First COVID-19 Cases Reported In Hawaii Public Housing

Though DOH confirmed the first case “at least a couple of weeks ago,” the head of the Public Housing Authority said he was first informed Monday.

Feds: Many Public Housing Units For The Disabled Aren’t Really Accessible Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Feds: Many Public Housing Units For The Disabled Aren’t Really Accessible

The Hawaii Public Housing Authority is appealing the preliminary findings of a federal investigation.

After-School Program Helps Palolo’s Kids Find Their Way Courtney Teague/Civil Beat

After-School Program Helps Palolo’s Kids Find Their Way

The Palolo Ohana Learning Center helps children overcome stereotypes and other challenges facing immigrant families

200 To Receive Rental Assistance

200 To Receive Rental Assistance

Nearly four months after opening up the waitlist for the Section 8 program, the Hawaii Public Housing Authority is ready to hand out housing vouchers.

This Kalihi Bike Shop Is Helping Kids Learn Life Lessons Cory Lum/Civil Beat

This Kalihi Bike Shop Is Helping Kids Learn Life Lessons

A small shop provides a sanctuary for the community’s youths, including residents of nearby public housing projects.

Mayor Wright Reconstruction Will Displace 1,500 Anxious Tenants Anthony Quintano/ Civil Beat

Mayor Wright Reconstruction Will Displace 1,500 Anxious Tenants

Plans call for the public housing project to be rebuilt. Current residents have been promised interim housing and a chance to return.

Hawaii Just Doesn’t Have Enough Public Housing For The Disabled Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Just Doesn’t Have Enough Public Housing For The Disabled

Federal officials are investigating a complaint even though Hawaii Public Housing Authority's executive director says things have improved significantly.
State Aims To Develop 22,500 Affordable Rental Housing Units Cory Lum/Civil Beat

State Aims To Develop 22,500 Affordable Rental Housing Units

Hawaii House and Senate conferees agree on a measure that calls for having some apartments ready as early as January.
Housing Advocates Hope Lawmakers Will ‘Do The Right Thing’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Housing Advocates Hope Lawmakers Will ‘Do The Right Thing’

“With 7,000 folks living on our streets, this is not the time to be terribly budget conscious," said one of the advocates pushing for House support.
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