The Hawaii Peoples Congress took place Nov. 23 and featured more than 150 participants from across the islands gathered for a day of discussions of the climate crisis and next steps to take to prevent widespread calamity by 2030. Pictured here are the Kuleana Academy 2019 graduates, people aspiring to become more civically engaged, run for office themselves, or help other aspiring candidates get elected.
This week we focus on our safety net systems for people or families in need. In the early 1990s, a major part of this net came from the federal Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program, which matched state dollars of financial assistance for a needy family.
HONOLULU Hawaii state health officials have investigated dozens of adult residential care homes statewide after receiving reports that the facilities were operating without licenses, officials said.