News

2024

April 25, 2024 – KHON2: Mayor Blangiardi heads to Washington, D.C. to advocate for more homeless funding

March 31, 2024 – Maui Now: Hawaiʻi Women’s Legislative Caucus holds Easter Basket Drive

March 28, 2024 – KHNO2: Gov. Green Opens Paepae Hou Kauhale with Blessing

March 28, 2024 – Hawaii News Now: Gov. Green Opens Paepae Hou Kauhale with Blessing

March 28, 2024 – GOVERNOR GREEN OPENS PAEPAE HOU KAUHALE WITH BLESSING

March 20, 2024 – Civil Beat: Homeless Villages: A Viable Solution To Getting People Off The Street Or Just The Latest Fad?

March 8, 2024 – Hawaii News Now: Kahauiki Village Volunteer-led Basketball League

March 6, 2024 – Big Island Now: Senate ways and means committee advances bills on wildfire recovery, agriculture, more

February 28, 2024 – Hawaii News Now: Triage and treatment center helps ‘fill the gap’ in caring for Oahu’s homeless

February 28, 2024 – KITV4 Island News: Hawaii Life Live – The cost of creating a safety net

February 28, 2024 – MidWeek: Hot Shots – ORGANIZATION PRESENTS KEIKI WITH GIFTS

February 27, 2024 – Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Measure calls for homeless triage center

February 23, 2024 – Civil Beat: Habitual Violent Misdemeanor Bill Necessary For Community’s Safety

February 12, 2024 – Korea Times: Senior homeless people’s sense of crisis is heightened.

February 11, 2024 – Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Editorial: Prepare now for kupuna housing

February 9, 2024 – KHON2: Island Life Live – D.R. Horton Partners with IHS Blue Bin Donation Drive

February 5, 2024 – Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Concerns rising for Hawaii’s homeless kupuna

January 23, 2024 – KITV4 Island News: Point In Time 2024: A census of those experiencing homelessness in Hawaii

January 12, 2024 – Civil Beat: Understanding The Heart Of Homelessness In Hawaii

January 11, 2024 – KITV4 Island News: Hawaii social workers prepping for annual houseless Point-in-Time Count

January 4, 2024 – KITV4 Island News: Community reaction to ruling on Honolulu homeless sweeps

2023

December 26, 2023 – Honolulu Star-Advertiser: New Hawaii homeless coordinator Mizuno saw his unhoused brother die

December 25, 2023 – KHON2: Celebrating Christmas with the IHS ‘ohana

December 25, 2023 – Hawaii News Now: Adventist Health Castle delivers Christmas Breakfast Bentos to IHS shelters

December 25, 2023 – KITV Island News: Institute for Human Services ensures medically-fragile kupuna on the streets aren’t forgotten

December 24, 2023 – Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Column: A looming monster wave of homeless older adults

December 24, 2023 – Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Editorial: Array of housing success depends on funds

December 24, 2023 – KITV Island News: Celebrating Christmas with families at IHS

December 22, 2023 – KITV Island News: IHS holds Blue Christmas Service of Remembrance

December 20, 2023 – Honolulu Star-Advertiser: New IHS treatment center getting mentally ill, addicted homeless off the street

December 15, 2023 – Hawaii News Now: Federal report: Hawaii has nation’s highest rates of chronic homelessness, youth without shelter

December 15, 2023 -M2 PressWIRE: ‘Haven for Hope’ Empowering individuals to overcome poverty and make a fresh start: NEC and its role helping to change people’s lives

December 8, 2023 – KITV Island News: Waikiki Business Improvement District Association Update

December 6, 2023 – Rick Hamada Show: ‘Sustaining Hawaii’ with Bayer: An update on ‘Imi Ola Piha Homeless Triage Center and Volunteering with IHS during the holidays

December 6, 2023 – MidWeek: Hot Shots – SHOPPING CENTER HOSTS TURKEY GIVEAWAY

November 30, 2023 – Hawaii News Now: This dedicated homeless outreach team has found success, but they need more help

November 30, 2023 – KITV Island News: Homelessness Awareness Month Wraps up (Hele2Work Employment Services Spotlight)

November 26, 2023 – KITV Island News: Medical respite home for healing needs help from community volunteers

November 23, 2023 – KHVH Radio: IHS celebrates Thanksgiving with Hilton Hawaiian Village and with the annual Homeward Bound 5K at the Manoa Valley District Park

November 23, 2023 – Hawaii News Now: IHS celebrates Thanksgiving 

November 23, 2023 – KITV Island News: IHS teams up with Hilton Hawaiian Villages for 28th annual Thanksgiving meal for shelter residents

November 23, 2023 – KITV Island News: Good Morning Hawaii – Live at Sumner Men’s Shelter with Connie Mitchell and at Manoa Valley District Park with Homeward Bound 5k

November 21, 2023 – KHVH Radio: Hilton Hawaiian Village Prepares Thanksgiving Dinner for IHS

November 21, 2023 – Hawaii News Now: Hilton Hawaiian Village Prepares Thanksgiving Dinner for IHS

November 21, 2023 – KITV Island News: Hilton Hawaiian Village Prepares Thanksgiving Dinner for IHS

November 21, 2023 – KHON2 News: Hilton Hawaiian Village Prepares Thanksgiving Dinner for IHS

November 17, 2023 – KITV Island News: Homeward Bound 5K Fun Run registration ends this weekend (live)

November 10, 2023 – KITV Island News: Houseless veterans who felt forgotten get recognized, thanked for their service at Oahu shelter

November 6, 2023 – KHON2: Are you finally ready to tackle our housing issue?

November 3, 2023 – KITV Island News: Finding Solutions for Homelessness Issue at the Hawai’i Homelessness & Housing Conference

November 2, 2023 – KITV Island News: 4:30 News Guest – Connie Mitchell

November 1, 2023 – MidWeek: Hot Shots – Laying a Foundation the Homeless

October 30, 2023 – KHON2: Pedestrian Safety

October 17, 2023 – University of Hawaii News: Medicine and basketball inspires UH alumna to dream big

October 17, 2023 – KHON2: Waikiki Business Improvement District Association Partners with IHS

September 6, 2023 – Hawaii Public Radio: Waikīkī crime rates decline in first year of Safe and Sound program, HPD says

September 5, 2023 – KITV Island News: Waikiki Business Improvement District announces partnership with IHS

August 29, 2023 – Nikkei: NEC Contributes to Hawaii’s Homeless Problem with Face Recognition Technology

August 23, 2023 – MidWeek: Hotshots – Credit Union Gives Back, Serves Meals

August 1, 2023 – Hawaii News Now: Pacific Resource Partnership donates School Supplies

July 31, 2023 – Hawaii Business Magazine: “Living Paycheck to Paycheck Can Be Scary”: How Nonprofits Help Hawai‘i’s Struggling Middle Class Gain Financial Stability

July 25, 2023 – Hawaii Senate Majority: SENATE VISITS THE PŪLAMA OLA MEDICAL RESPITE KAUHALE & ʻIMI OLA PIHA HOMELESS TRIAGE CENTER

July 15, 2023 – KITV Island News: First Hawaiian Bank employees help beautify IHS’s Hale Mauli‘ola Housing Navigation Center

July 13, 2023 – PBS Hawai‘i: VIDEO: INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI – Are Programs to Curb Homelessness Working?

July 9, 2023 – Honolulu Star Advertiser: For 45 years IHS has provided aid to homeless in innovative ways

July 9, 2023 – Honolulu Star Advertiser: IHS in constant need of skilled volunteers

July 7, 2023 – Honolulu Star Advertiser: Institute for Human Services marks 45 years of assisting those in need

July 4, 2023 – Hawaii News Now: Former UH sports star wants people to know: Homelessness can happen to anyone

July 3, 2023 – KHON2: ‘It was kindness for one another’: IHS celebrates 45 years

July 1, 2023 – KITV Island News: Hawaii organization focused on preventing homelessness celebrates 45 year anniversary

May 24, 2023 – Pacific Business News: More business leaders complete Movers and Shakas’ Hawaii Talent Onboarding Program

May 19, 2023 – Civil Beat: Vacant Homes Would Be Taxed At Higher Rate Under Possible City Plan 167

May 11, 2023 – KITV Island News: 2023 Oahu Point-In-Time report shows homelessness up

April 14, 2023 – Civil Beat: A New Program Aims to Help Hawaii’s Older Adults Keep Their Homes

April 12, 2023 – Olelo: Mental Helath Matters: Anxiety Under the Threat of Violence

April 12, 2023 – Daily Nurse: Nursing Student Yasmeen LaTore Designs Training Module to Enhance Healthcare for Homeless

April 4, 2023 – KITV Island News: Aging Well: Homeless service nonprofit executive Connie Mitchell says nonstop job keeps her young

March 24, 2023 – University of Hawaii News: Nursing student designs training module to enhance healthcare for homeless

March 17, 2023 – Hawai‘i Public Radio: Pilot program to return houseless people to the continent advances at the Legislature

March 15, 2023 – KHON2: Can courts order involuntary treatment for chronically homeless individuals?

March 13, 2023 – Honolulu Star Advertiser: Honolulu plans expansion of homeless housing and outreach

March 13, 2023 – Civil Beat: Nowhere To Go: Lack Of Housing And Staff Is Undercutting Efforts To Deal With Homelessness In Hawaii

March 2, 2023 – Pacific Business News: Institute for Human Services to open homeless triage center on Oahu

March 1, 2023 – Hawai‘i Public Radio: New Oʻahu triage center ‘bridges a gap’ in homeless services

March 1, 2023 – Honolulu Star Advertiser: New center will address ‘gap’ in homeless treatment

March 1, 2023 – KITV4 Island News: The first homeless triage center on Oahu is opening its doors soon

March 1, 2023 – KHON2: New Oahu triage center a ‘stopgap’ to treat homeless

March 1, 2023 – Hawaii News Now: New homeless ‘detox’ center will offer care for addiction, mental illness

February 20, 2023 – Hawaii News Now: Bayer Hawaii donates more than 300 vegetable seed packets to Institute for Human Services

February 7, 2023 – KHON2: ‘Return to Home’ bill aims to send out-of-state houseless individuals back home

February 1, 2023 – KITV4 Island News: Former University of Manoa Fab 5 member overcomes homelessness

January 25, 2023 – MidWeek: New Beginnings (Cover Story)

January 24, 2023 – Hawaii News Now: This program has diverted scores of mentally ill people from jail to treatment. It’s also saved millions

January 12, 2023 – Civil Beat: Hawaii’s Governor Vowed To Cut Homelessness. Will The Legislature Go Along?

January 9, 2023 – Honolulu Star Advertiser: VIDEO: Institute for Human Services Connie Mitchell joins ‘Spotlight Hawaii’

January 4, 2023 – MidWeek: Hot Shots A&B LENDS A HAND TO THE HOMELESS

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