Board Talk: Sand Island Homeless Facility, Kaua`i Beach Encroachments

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Land Board Approves Controversial Lease For Temporary Homeless Facility at Sand Island

If the city is going to soon start shooing the homeless out of Waikiki anyway, what’s the harm in giving them a place to go?

That seemed, in part, to be Board of Land and Natural Resources member Christopher Yuen’s rationale for recommending approval of a City and County of Honolulu request for a right-of-entry permit and a three-year lease for a five-acre industrial lot at Sand Island, which it plans to use as a temporary homeless camp.

At its September 12 . . .

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