Addressing homelessness: Lt. Gov. Josh Green visits Hilo homeless camp

Hawaii Lt. Gov. Josh Green talks with Hope Services CEO Brandee Menino, center, and others in the Hawaii County Building parking lot before touring homeless encampments with them and County Council member Sue Lee Loy, not pictured, on Wednesday in Hilo. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald)

The entrance of a homeless encampment off Railroad Avenue in Hilo is seen Wednesday. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald)

HILO — Hawaii’s lieutenant governor visited a homeless encampment Wednesday in Hilo as part of an ongoing campaign to address the state’s rampant homelessness problem.