At least seven people were in custody late Sunday after homeless activists, some reportedly armed with hatchets and knives, “forcibly” occupied the lobby and 17 rooms at the Red Lion Hotel in Olympia, Wash, according to officials.  The activists were with a group calling itself Oly Housing Now. They occupied theContinue Reading

LIHU‘E — In a virtual meeting last week, the state House Human Services, Health and Homelessness committees discussed the current state of homelessness in Hawai‘i. “Currently, homelessness is a crisis within a crisis,” said Ashton Varner, County Housing Agency (CHA) Homeless Programs coordinator. “The pandemic required homeless-service providers to shiftContinue Reading