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The Rental and Utility Relief Program closes to applications this Thursday (June 30th) at 4:30 p.m. ​Applications submitted before the cut off will be reviewed, but on a first-come, first-served basis based on available program funding. ​For more information go to: oneoahu.org/renthelp-------------------------​Repost: City and County of Honolulu: Office of Economic RevitalizationReminder! The Rental and Utility Relief Program closes to applications on June 30 at 4:30 p.m. New applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis and funded based on available monies. Applications that have already been submitted are undergoing eligibility review.Visit oneoahu.org/renthelp for more information for new applicants and renters already in the Program.#city #county #local #housing #Rent #RentHelp #city #honolulu #oahu #hawaii #resources ... See MoreSee Less
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Hard times and a series of unfortunate events led Renelynn & Issac to Hale Mauliola last December. Now, they're housed and continue to work hard to better their lives.While at HMO, they stayed focus on their individual and shared goals. Issac worked long hours, managing his time and finances, determined not to return to previous addictions. ​Renelynn faced her mental health head on and worked diligently with staff to obtain copies of vital documents.​We're excited for this fresh start for Renelynn & Issac, and trust they will continue to progress due to their focus and hard working nature. Congrats, and welcome home! 🏠 🎉 ... See MoreSee Less
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This year’s Point in Time Count numbers show that overall homelessness has declined.​Since the last count in 2020, the number of homeless individuals on Oahu has dropped by 11%. What we see on the streets tells a different story...​In our newsletter, we discuss chronic homelessness and the faces behind the statistics, as well as share stories of formerly homeless households now in permanent housing. Read it here: myemail.constantcontact.com/What-s-in-a-number-.html?soid=1121720227420&aid=DhRwTkEz9qM ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Father's Day. Hauoli la Makuakane. ​Mahalo to Hawaii Kai Lions Club for donating bentos in celebration of Father's Day for our shelters. Father's Day is an opportunity for us to thank fathers, uncles, brothers, grandpas, mentors – all the men in our lives who have helped shape and empower us to be all that we are. 💙 ... See MoreSee Less
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There's nothing a parent wouldn't do for their children, for Betty that meant moving from Chuuk, determined to get her son access to healthcare he needed. ​They came here with little money or support, and she recalls walking the island with all of her children – “one in the stroller, another strapped to my chest” – looking for a place to stay and pleading with doctors and nurses to help. He would get better; he wouldn’t get worse, “not on [her] watch.”​Continue reading Betty's story in our blog: ihshawaii.org/kahauiki-betty/ ... See MoreSee Less
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