County seeks site in Kona for homeless housing units

  • Eiric Mathson is ready to provide a hot shower for homeless individuals Friday at Old Kona Airport Park. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

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  • Thirty-two temporary shelters were constructed outside the NAS Pool in Hilo. Eighteen of the temporary housing units are ready to be built for the homeless in Kona, but where they will be built remains to be seen. (KELSEY WALLING/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

  • The entrance to The Friendly Place is seen Monday evening. Hawaii County is looking for a site to build 18 temporary housing units in Kona. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

Eighteen temporary housing units are ready to be built for the homeless in Kona, but where they will be built remains to be seen.