Annual Point-In-Time Count slated Jan. 23 to 27

The tiny homes at Old Kona Airport Park provide “shelter” for homeless individuals. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

A homeless woman sets up camp off of Queen Kaahumanu Highway on Saturday. The annual Point-In-Time Count returns Jan. 23 to 27 on Hawaii Island. The count provides a snapshot of those experiencing homelessness on Hawaii Island and is critical to receiving federal funding, as well as monies from state, local and private sources, to help those in need. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

The annual Point-In-Time Count will take place later this month on the Big Island with volunteers and advocates working to provide a snapshot of all those experiencing homelessness in the community.