County takes different approach to relocate homeless from Kona park

  • Outreach workers relocate individuals camping along Kuakini Highway in front of the Kona Aquatics Center Friday morning. Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today

  • The sidewalk in front of the Kona Aquatics Center on Kuakini Highway is clear of the homeless camp Friday morning. Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today

  • Homeless individuals camping along Kuakini Highway pack up their belongings Friday morning. Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today

  • The homeless encampment along Kuakini Highway in front of the Kona Aquatics Center is disassembled Friday morning. Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today

  • The homeless encampment along Kuakini Highway in front of the Kona Aquatics Center is disassembled Friday morning. Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today

Twenty individuals who have been camping in front of the Kona Community Aquatic Center were relocated Friday morning by a coordinated effort between county departments and service providers.