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What They're Watching: Laura Esslinger, AlohaCare

Laura Lundberg | Jul 19, 2019 | Hawaii

Lt. Gov. Josh Green on the H4 project

Laura Lundberg | Jul 15, 2019 | Hawaii

Caroline Cadirao appointed as director of the state’s Executive Office on Aging

| Jul 10, 2019 | Hawaii

Gov. David Ige has appointed Caroline Cadirao as the director of the State of Hawai‘i Executive Office on Aging. With nearly 20 years of program management experience with the Executive Office on Aging, Cadirao now leads the agency in charge of coordinating a statewide system of elder care and caregiver...[ Read More ]

Gov. Ige signs health bills, warns of vetoes for others

Emily Boerger | Jun 27, 2019 | Hawaii

This week, Governor David Ige signed a series of health-related bills into law. The extensive list of bills covers issues related to Kupuna Care, homelessness, mental health, and telehealth.     Gov. Ige signed five bills aimed at improving care for Kupuna during a bill signing ceremony on Tuesday. “I’ve...[ Read More ]

Hawaii’s rank on Kids Count child well-being report

Laura Lundberg | Jun 19, 2019 | Hawaii

The 2019 KIDS Count Data Book, published by The Annie E. Casey Foundation, is the 30th edition release. The report, released Monday, digs into data regarding child well-being. The data measures 16 indicators under four different tracks to determine the status of a child’s well-being. The four tracks are: economic...[ Read More ]

Governor Ige Extends Emergency Declaration for Homelessness

| Jun 10, 2019 | Hawaii

Gov. David Ige issued a third supplementary emergency proclamation that extends the disaster emergency relief period for homelessness across the state.     The purpose of the emergency proclamation is to accelerate the completion of housing projects for individuals and families who are transitioning out of homelessness. It also expands shelter capacity and...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Sen. Roz Baker, Homelessness initiatives, Richard Bettini

| Jun 6, 2019 | Hawaii

A big mahalo to our readers that take time to read our stuff. We compile this monthly newsletter with a small team of reporters who pull together stories and analysis, trying to chart a new model of community, crowd-sourced and crowd-funded "solutions journalism." Our revenue is entirely dependent on our sponsors...[ Read More ]

An update on Lt. Gov. Josh Green's homelessness initiatives

Emily Boerger | Jun 6, 2019 | Hawaii

Addressing homelessness has long been a priority for Lt. Gov. Josh Green. Shortly after being elected to the lieutenant governor’s office, Gov. Ige named Green the point person for private partnerships on homelessness. Since then, Green has put forth several proposals and initiatives related to ending the crisis. Green’s 10-point...[ Read More ]

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