HONU — mobile tent camp for homeless

HONU program — short-term mobile tent camp for homeless — is ‘wildly successful’
By William Cole
Star-Advertiser 12/28/19

Video by William Cole and Dennis Oda. Honolulu police said a mobile shelter program for homeless set up two weeks ago in Waipahu Cultural Garden Park has been very successful.

A unique city, state and police homelessness pilot program using inflatable tents at Waipahu Cultural Garden Park and offering short-term shelter 24 hours a day has been a big success in its first two weeks, the Honolulu Police Department said Friday.

The HONU (Homeless Outreach and Navigation for Unsheltered Persons) effort will move every 90 days, with two such camps expected to eventually operate simultaneously, officials said. Continue reading