COLLABORATING TO CONNECT: DHS, THE GOVERNOR’S COORDINATOR ON HOMELESSNESS AND OTHERS PARTNER ON RESOURCE...
On Friday, September 23, the Department of Human Services (DHS) came together with 16 other non-profit groups and state and federal agencies to host a provider fair to connect individuals – especially those in an encampment at the Wai‘anae Small Boat Harbor – with resources. An estimated 150 people attended throughout the day. The ef
The County of Maui Volunteer Center will hold a free workshop titled “Building Community Connections: Unlock Your Volunteer Leader Potential” on Friday, October 21, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Volunteer leaders from community organizations and non-profits are invited to attend the workshop.
Solutions tackling state challenges involving homelessness and jail facility visitation received top honors at the Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) Judging and Awards Ceremony, held today at the Aloha Tower Marketplace
The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) today was granted a quarantine order by Maui Circuit Judge Peter T. Cahill that prohibits the movement of plant material and personal property in outdoor areas on a Maui property infested with little fire ants (LFA). Earlier this month, HDOA obtained a warrant to access the property at 82 Loomis St. in Haiku after the tenant continually refused to allow LFA eradication crews to survey and treat the area
The County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concerns, Immigrant Services Division, announces that the public is invited to reserve an appointment at the Philippine Consulate mobile outreach on Molokai and Maui. The Consulate will be on Molokai Saturday, Oct. 1 and Sunday, Oct. 2, then on Maui on Saturday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Oct. 16. The outreach will provide on-island services for Philippine Passport Renewal, Dual Citizenship and Authentication
The U.S. Senate today approved the extension of a package of veteran health and benefit programs, which includes the Keeping Our Commitment to Ending Veteran Homelessness Act authored by Senators Mazie K. Hirono and John Boozman (R-AR) to renew a number of important veteran housing programs. Without action, these programs, which served over 600 Hawaii veterans in 2015, would have expired on September 30. The package also includes Sen. Hirono’s bill, S. 3246, which renews authority for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regional Office in Manila, Philippines, keeping it open for business
Gov. David Ige announced today that more than 400 homeless individuals will be served over the next two years through the state’s new Family Assessment Center. The Family Assessment Center (FAC) is the converted maintenance shed, adjacent to Kaka‘ako Waterfront Park. It will temporarily house homeless families while they are being connected to services and long-term housing by Catholic Charities Hawai‘i’s social service specialists.
>WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 16, 2016) - (RealEstateRama) -- WHAT: Preview the newly completed Family Assessment Center (The converted HCDA maintenance shed in Kaka‘ako to be...
The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) obtained a court-ordered warrant and entered the property of a Maui resident who has continuously denied access to the property that was suspected of being infested with little fire ants (LFA). LFA were detected in the Huelo neighborhood in early 2015 and surrounding properties have been under treatment to eradicate the stinging ants. With the warrant, HDOA Chairperson Scott Enright and department pest control personnel were able to survey the 1.75-acre property on Monday, Sept. 12 and found LFA infestations in potted plants and kalo patches.
Aging infrastructure and a reluctance to leave a lifetime of memories behind had homesteader Darleen Kaniho living in uninhabitable conditions for several years in her childhood home in Papakōlea. With the help of Honolulu Habitat for Humanity, Darleen was able to rebuild on her ʻāina hānau with memories intact.
The journey to homeownership for Kalama’ula’s newest homesteaders came to a close today when Happy Kaleikini and Conrad “Zuzu” Aquino received the keys to their new Moloka’i home.
The Real Estate Commission will convene its standing committee meetings at the Grove Farm Building – Conference Room, 3-1850 Kaumualii Hwy., Lihue, on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. The Laws and Rules Review Committee meeting will convene at 9:30 a.m., and will be followed by the Condominium Review Committee meeting and the Education Review Committee meeting
The U.S. Department of the Interior is giving until Monday, August 29, 2016, to provide input regarding Act 173, a state law proposing to amend the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1920 (HHCA) by permitting the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) to lease by direct negotiation and at fair market rents, and for a term not to exceed five years, any improvements on Hawaiian home lands, or portions thereof, that are owned or controlled by the DHHL.
The Maui County Product Enrichment Program (CPEP) announced today that its annual capacity building workshop will take place on Wednesday, August 24 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Haynes Meeting Room from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige today signed a sixth supplemental proclamation on homelessness, which will remain in effect until Oct. 19. The supplemental...