Hale Aloha Kekahi I Kekahi (meaning "Love one another") on the road to Kanaha is not a house by societyʻs standards, but to its residents it is Home. We were talking about public housing options when it started to drizzle. Raindrops tapped on the sunbaked blue tarp that half-covered our heads and evaporated quickly from the hot ground. As the sprinkle turned to a shower, I … [Read more...] about The Kanaha ʻOhana Finds its Voice: How COVID-19 has rallied the forgotten homeless
Graphic courtesy Hawai‘i State Commission on the Status of Women, taken from "Sex Trafficking in Hawai‘i Part 3" A study of sex trafficking in Hawai‘i has found that homelessness, drug use, adverse childhood experiences, and a need for money are all linked to sex trafficking victimization in the state. The research, conducted by the Hawai‘i State Commission on the Status of … [Read more...] about Sex Trafficking Linked to Homelessness and Other Factors, Report Says
1. According to a June 29 news release from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average worker in the U.S. earns $23.23/hour. How much does the average worker in Kahului earn by comparison? A. $19.83/hour B. $20.83/hour C. $21.83/hour D. $22.83/hour E. $23.83/hour 2. Last week, for unannounced reasons, former Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle resigned from her post as … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about former Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle’s recent resignation?