Annual Point In Time Count shows decrease in homelessness on Big Isle


Members of Bridging the Gap cheer Tuesday at Sacred Hearts Shelter (Mirco Units) in Pahoa for affordable housing solutions and an end to homelessness.

Paul Normann, executive director of Neighborhood Place of Puna, and Brandee Menino, CEO of Hope Services Hawaii and chairwoman of Bridging the Gap, stand in front of micro units at Sacred Hearts Shelter on Tuesday in Pahoa.

Homelessness appears to have decreased this year on the Big Island, according to a count of homeless people throughout the state.