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State talks to public about 90-day homeless plan

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Marc Alexander met with Makiki residents of Wednesday at Saint Clemens to hear their concerns about the governor's recently announce 90-day homelessness plan.

Several people at the meeting spot out against the plan, in part where organizations are to be told to stop feeding the homeless in parks but instead help the homeless people get into shelters. In shelters not only will homeless people have a place to stay but will also be fed.

"I think it's caused a lot of discussion and dialogue. It's caused some controversy as people ask some difficult questions and look at our practices. I think the final thing is just getting us to work together more effectively," said Alexander.

The plan also calls for expanding hours at homeless shelters while fixing them up. Other objectives throughout the governor's plan also includes homelessness prevention efforts and increasing access to public areas for all members of the community.

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