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Kona Lions Club members volunteer at Kona homeless resource center

The Friendly Place Resource Center, located at 74-5593 Pawai Place in Kona, offers emergency housing, showers, lockers, phone usage, and other resources for people experiencing homelessness in Kona. The campus is operated by HOPE Services Hawaii. 26 Lions Club members and 2 community helpers were present.

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The Hawaiʻi Police Department is proud to participate again in a backpack drive for children who cannot afford to buy them. As in previous years, all police stations around the island will double as drop-off points for persons interested in helping children in need. Backpacks may be dropped off between now and August 30.

Police team with HOPE Services Hawaii for keiki backpack drive

The Hawaiʻi Police Department is proud to participate again in a backpack drive for children who cannot afford to buy them. As in previous years, all police stations around the island will double as drop-off points for persons interested in helping children in need. Backpacks may be dropped off between now and August 30.

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Community Police Officers Scott Amaral, left, and Sandor Finkey pose with volunteers of the Kea'au Nutrition Center, who donated 25 bags to a backpack charity drive in 2009.

Backpacks for keiki being collected at police stations

The Hawaiʻi Police Department is proud to participate again in a backpack drive for children who cannot afford to buy them. As in previous years, all police stations around the island will double as drop-off points for persons interested in helping children in need. Backpacks may be dropped off between now and August 30.

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From left to right, Christine Bean of the Roberts Foundation, Michael Capelle and Honu Ka‘ai, Alaka‘i Youth Leaders at Ulu Wini, Anne Baily, Assistant Housing Administrator for County of Hawaii Office of Housing and Community Development, Brandee Menino, CEO of HOPE Services Hawaii, and Kahu Brian Broshard at Ulu Wini playground blessing and groundbreaking. Photo courtesy of HOPE Services.

Kailua-Kona’s Ulu Wini playground project breaks ground

HOPE Services Hawaii joined residents of Na Kahua Hale O Ulu Wini (The Homes at Ulu Wini) to break ground on a brand-new outdoor playspace at the Ulu Wini housing complex in Kailua-Kona on February 25, 2015.

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Zonta Club of Hilo assists women at HOPE Services Resource Center

The Zonta Club of Hilo recently helped women at the HOPE Services Resource Center feel magnificent for the day. “The Magnificent Me!” project helped women returning from incarceration as well as living in HOPE’s homeless shelter build self-esteem.

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Zontian Debbie Shigehara orchestrates creating "Move in Packs" with HOPE volunteers. The packs will help formerly homeless folks get started in new homes.

Hilo Zontians craft their way to $10,000 gift to HOPE Services

Almost 30 Hilo Zontians took part in the workday April 28 as part of the Weinberg Friends Program. In return for the sweat equity, Zonta became the conduit of $10,000 of Weinberg funds to HOPE.

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The Hawaiʻi Police Department is pleased to announce that families throughout the island donated 135 backpacks for children in need during a backpack drive between July and September.

During the backpack drive, all police stations around the island doubled as drop-off points. This was the third consecutive year the Police Department worked in partnership with HOPE Services Hawaiʻi (formerly known as the Office of Social Ministry) and From Kids For Kids in the collection and distribution of these items.

Police Department thanks public for donations during backpack drive

The Hawaiʻi Police Department is pleased to announce that families throughout the island donated 135 backpacks for children in need during a backpack drive between July and September. During the backpack drive, all police stations around the island doubled as drop-off points. This was the third consecutive year the Police Department worked in partnership with […]

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Abercrombie, Alexander review homelessness progress

Abercrombie, Alexander review homelessness progress

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie and his coordinator on homelessness, Marc Alexander, on Monday concluded the 90-Day Plan on Homelessness, emphasizing the importance of the ongoing partnerships created as a foundation to ending homelessness in Hawaii. “We have seen unprecedented coordination and focus on homelessness in Hawaii in the last 90 days, and this is […]

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State touts progress on homelessness plan

State touts progress on homelessness plan

MEDIA RELEASE The state is on-track in its 90-Day Plan on Homelessness. Recently the state reached the halfway point in the Plan, which focuses on creating solutions and bringing people together to address homelessness across the state. The 90-Day Plan, under the leadership of the Governor’s Coordinator on Homelessness Marc Alexander, was designed to gauge […]

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Reiterating his commitment to end homelessness in Hawai'i, Governor Neil Abercrombie and his Coordinator on Homelessness Marc Alexander today announced a new initiative for people who want to offer assistance to individuals who may be without shelter.

Gov Abercrombie announces new plan to help the homeless

Reiterating his commitment to end homelessness in Hawai’i, Governor Neil Abercrombie and his Coordinator on Homelessness Marc Alexander today announced a new initiative for people who want to offer assistance to individuals who may be without shelter.

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