News

2022

August 10, 2022 – Hawaii News Now: As homeless crisis continues, service providers convene to brainstorm long-term solutions

August 10, 2022 – KITV Island News: Hawaii nonprofits face uphill battle in ending homelessness

August 1, 2022 – KITV Island News: Hawaii nonprofit helping to relocate homeless to the mainland

May 20, 2022 – KHON2: Mother shares first-hand lessons to bring others out of homelessness

May 13, 2022 – Pacific Business News: Hawaii’s Best Workplaces 2022: Large companies

May 13, 2022 – Pacific Business News: Hawaii’s Best Workplaces 2022: Workplace Champions

May 7, 2022 – OceanIt: STEM Community Supports University of Hawaii’s ‘Be a Scientist Night’

April 29, 2022 – KHON2: ALWAYS INVESTIGATING Crisis on the streets: Stemming the tide of inbound homeless

April 28, 2022 – Hawaii News Now: Big budget surplus means more taxpayer help for Hawaii nonprofits — and the people they serve

March 25, 2022 – KITV Island News: Masks are here to stay for some Hawaii businesses even as state mandate ends

March 8, 2022 – KITV Island News: Homeless from out-of-state increases in isles

February 24, 2022 – KITV Island News: Homeless mother battling depression digs her way out of a dark hole and turns her life around

January 22, 2022 – Honoulu Star Advertiser: Temporary homeless shelter opens to isolate those infected with COVID-19

January 14, 2022 – Hawaii News Now: Tents go up to house homeless people with COVID as shelters run out of quarantine space

2021

December 31, 2021 – The Japan News: Tohoku disaster housing used to help homeless in Hawaii

December 16, 2021 – Pacific Business News: Honolulu County completes two nonprofit acquisition projects using CARES grant funding

December 8, 2021 – Hawaii Business magazine: For a Healthy Hawaiʻi

November 30, 2021 – Kaiser Permanente: Grants address health and housing insecurity

November 29, 2021 – Pacific Business News: Ward Village is committed to Hawaiʻi’s future by supporting local nonprofits through philanthropic giving

November 23, 2021 – KHON2: Hilton Hawaiian Village staff makes Thanksgiving meals for Institute for Human Services

November 23, 2021 – KHON2: VIDEO: Homeward Bound 5K Aims to Help Hawaii’s Homeless

November 18, 2021 – Honolulu Star Advertiser: Formerly homeless keiki get a hand from U.S. Postal Service with letters to Santa

October 8, 2021 – Hawaii News Now: How an act of kindness reunited siblings with the brother they thought they’d lost

September 27, 2021 – KITV Island News: Iwilei homeless shelter scrambled to identify and isolate COVID-19 cases

August 10, 2021 – Hawaii News Now: With beds at homeless shelters in high demand, IHS uses testing, vaccines in attempt to manage COVID

July 25, 2021 – Honolulu Civil Beat: The Heat Is Especially Dangerous For Honolulu’s Homeless

July 6, 2021 – Honolulu Civil Beat: How local opposition is derailing efforts to develop homeless and housing facilities

June 29, 2021 – US News and World Report: A Paradise for Mental Health Still Sees Pandemic Challenges

June 29, 2021 – KHON2: UH Mānoa students provide learning experience to IHS keiki

June 14, 2021 – Honolulu Star Advertiser: VIDEO: Scott Morishige and Connie Mitchell join the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Spotlight Hawaii

June 14, 2021 – Honolulu Star Advertiser: The search is on for landlords to house homeless on Oahu

June 8, 2021 – KITV Island News: Former drug addict becomes mentor to others

May 31, 2021 – KHON2: IHS receives donation of PCR tests to maintain COVID-free zone for Hawaii’s homeless

May 19, 2021 – KITV Island News: Family struggles to get out of homelessness

May 19, 2021 – KITV Island News: Formerly homeless Navy veteran reunites with son

May 14, 2021 – Hawaii News Now: Shelter works to bolster vaccination rates among Oahu’s homeless

May 5, 2021 – KHON2: IHS enlists help of guest chefs from closed Hawaii restaurant

April 30, 2021 – KITV Island News: More Seniors Homeless on the Streets

April 16, 2021 – KITV Island News: Those experiencing homelessness still eligible to receive stimulus checks

April 7, 2021 – Hawaii News Now: DLNR Crews clean out more than homeless camps at Diamond Head

April 6, 2021 – HI Now Daily: Friends of Hawaii Charities announces $1.3 million in grants for local non-profits

March 21, 2021 – Honolulu Star Advertiser: Island Voices- Connie Mitchell “Ways to Help the Mentally Ill Homeless”

March 16, 2021 – Hawaii News Now: Medical teams hit the street to vaccinate Hawaii’s most vulnerable homeless people

February 25, 2021 – Honolulu Civil Beat: Proposal would streamline involuntary treatment of those with severe mental illness

January 2, 2021 – KITV Island News: Non-profit says need for Coronavirus shot is high among Hawai’i’s homeless

2020

December 24, 2020 – KITV Island News: IHS Keiki Receive Present, Christmas Eve Surprise from Santa

December 21, 2020 – Hawaii News Now: Local Stylist teams up with IHS to provide free haircuts to homeless vets

November 23, 2020 – Hawaii Magazine: Doing the Work: Minda Golez

November 19, 2020 – Hawaii News Now: New testing initiative identifies COVID clusters in Oahu’s homeless camps 1

September 1, 2020 – KHON2: Kokua Hawaii – Institute for Human Services

April 20, 2020 – Hawaii Business Magazine: Nonprofit Virtual Interview: Connie Mitchell, CEO, IHS (Institute for Human Services)

March 27, 2020 – Honolulu Star Advertiser: Homeless Coronavirus quarantine site in Iwilei expected to open next week

March 13, 2020 – Honolulu Civil Beat: Keeping Hawaii’s homeless safe from coronavirus

March 9, 2020 – Pacific Business Journal: Three Questions with Institute for Human Services’ new Chief Administrative Officer