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By: Rick Blangiardi
Chinatown is being overrun with the homeless, many of whom are
mentally ill and using the streets as a bathroom.
Tourists in Waikiki are beginning to notice and complain about
their visitor experience. It is just a matter of time before some just won't
The streets around the children's discovery center and the UH-medical
center are lined with homeless families.
A Waipahu high school student is living with her family in
A homeless man was living in a tree before he was forced to come
I could go on and on.
The newest homeless count shows 4,712 homeless on Oahu, a 30
percent increase in five years but let's be serious. These are just the folks
who can be counted. The problem is far greater as the hidden homeless cannot be
There have been task forces, 90-day plans, temporary city housing blueprints
for the homeless, tent city proposals, police sweeps and even a sledgehammer
taken to supermarket carts the homeless are carting around. Nothing has worked.
It is time for the governor to declare a state of emergency and
get the resources he needs to deal with what this is an emergency!
Whatever it takes, we cannot allow this shameful situation to
continue. It needs to end now.