‘Safe Spaces’ plan underway: County officials eyeing possible sites for homeless camps

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A makeshift homeless camp is set up Tuesday along the wall of the drainage canal near the intersection of Kilauea Avenue and Ponahawai in Hilo.

Homeless individuals could begin congregating in Hawaii County-authorized “Safe Spaces” in Hilo and Kailua-Kona under a new housing initiative.