Lieutenant governor visits East Hawaii as part of state’s ongoing efforts to address homelessness

  • The entrance of a homeless encampment off Railroad Avenue in Hilo is seen Wednesday.

  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald

    Hawaii Lt. Gov. Josh Green talks with Hope Services CEO Brandee Menino, center, and others in the Hawaii County Building parking lot before touring homeless encampments with them and County Council member Sue Lee Loy, not pictured, on Wednesday in Hilo.

Hawaii’s lieutenant governor visited a homeless encampment Wednesday in Hilo as part of an ongoing campaign to address the state’s rampant homelessness problem.