Allyson Blair

Two-time Emmy & National Edward R. Murrow award winner. Reporter at Hawaii News Now. Virginia Commonwealth University graduate.


Recent Articles by Allyson

  Program for formerly homeless kids helps them break habits learned on the streets

Leeward Oahu homeless shelter that can house 80 families set to close at end of month

Innovative program not only helps homeless people find work, it connects them to higher pay

The new normal for lava evacuees: Making do

Hawaii County: Only a quarter of lava evacuees have found permanent housing

His farm is buried under lava, but he can’t find relief from payments on his state agricultural loan

Lawmaker: City moving too slowly on project that would help mentally ill on the streets

The state wants to open 6 ‘ohana zones’ for the homeless. (Just don’t call them tent cities)

Army of volunteers work to give lava evacuees the greatest gift: The chance to go home

Mayor claims City Council is trying to stall efforts to move homeless from parks, sidewalks

'Trust is being built’: Special police unit charged with helping homeless to expand islandwide

Alleged suspect sought by police has lengthy rap sheet, records show

Man awaiting trial for murder arrested in connection with Kalihi game room hold-up

Permanent home within reach for tenants of Waianae encampment

A village of tiny homes — built by the community — welcomes first lava evacuees

Forget hacking into your accounts. Scammers are now hijacking your phone

Former Hawaii residents in Florence's path prepare, hope for the best

Fixing a muddy problem at one Oahu school is actually quite complicated

After success of Chinatown clinic for all, talk of 2nd location afoot

Hawaii sues for info on Airbnb owners who aren't paying taxes