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May 13, 2013


Finally, in an editorial in local newspaper, is much truth about the homeless situation in Hawaii.

Dormitory 'rooms' and not apartments for the homeless.  Collecting the homeless that 'cost' in social services received and hoping that change might actually happen.  Providing a place that 'maybe' leads to getting off alcohol or drugs.  Knowing full well that many homeless families are still not served.

Right, other cities have had success in getting the homeless that 'cost' the most off the streets.  One wonders how much direct control the cities have in the running of said programmes, or how much is 'farmed out'.

In Hawaii, more specific, Honolulu, there is much duplication of effort.  Why is that?  Is there not a welfare office that knows who the needy are?  Social Security office that can provide an income to needy?  Community health centres who service the needs of the sick?  Can not the government offices already servicing the needy homeless, pool information and get help to the needy homeless.  Why this endless collection of information by different non-profits?

Does it really have to cost $30,000.00??? Per homeless housed?

At the end of the day, cash to deal with the homeless problem still 'costs'.


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