Hilo homeless shelter near capacity weeks after opening

Hawaii County is using part of the old Hilo Hospital as an Ohana Zones homeless shelter in Hilo. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald, file)
Sleeping quarters inside Keolahou, an emergency homeless shelter recently established at the old Hilo Memorial Hospital. (STEPHANIE SALMONS/Tribune-Herald)

HILO — The newest homeless shelter on the Big Island has reached near capacity weeks after opening, Hawaii housing officials said.