A girl can’t escape danger from an abusing partner because her paperwork is incomplete. A double amputee man struggles to make the long trip to the bathrooms because the gates are locked. A pregnant woman walks almost a mile to the only water access in the precarious night. Children are riddled in unhealthy conditions due […]
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Serving the needs of the unsheltered during a pandemic is said to be within the purview of the Maui County Civil Defense Agency and The Department of Health. Yet little has been done to serve the population of Maui’s less fortunate. From COVID shelter-in-place day one, Maui County administration has been asked, how do we […]
Navigating Homelessness Verbiage
Here is an acronym key for the complex subject of Homeless, Houseless and Unsheltered Acronym Definitions of Key Terms Please note that key terms used in this report are used for Bridging the Gap (BTG), the Continuum of Care (CoC) Point In Time Count reporting purposes and accurately reflect the data used in this report. […]
Commission on Healing Solutions for Homelessness Introduced
This Friday, July 24, 2020 the Maui County Council will have First Reading on a Commission on Healing Solutions for Homelessness. Over the last four months the agencies who receive Maui County funds have struggled to deal with the vulnerable population of houseless, homeless and those living in their cars. Early COVID alarm prompted erroneous […]
Wea ‘Da Mayor?
It appears that Maui County Mayor Victorino is imposing more than social distancing onto the residents of Maui. He has created a “humane distancing” issue onto himself and his administrative leaders. The conditions for unsheltered residents at Kanaha with the Beach park gate locked is unfathomable. The County is at the end of the hot, […]
Resource Recovery Maui 2019 Replay
This event serves as a delivery mechanism for important education and awareness. Presenters spoke on subject matters relating to water, trash, energy, community organizing and cultural resources. We featured speakers that address contentious issues with vigor and resolve, environmental and social impact campaigns that boast direct action rather rhetoric and repeated failure. Bringing attention to […]
Addressing Solutions for Maui’s Unsheltered
The diligence of Share Your Mana is unmatched. Tenacious and calm fortitude through bureaucratic red tape and character differences makes this organization the leader in best practices with assisting Maui County’s less fortunate residents. A registered non-profit, Share Your Mana has garnered a myriad of supporters and partners. It’s valuable to include all who want […]
Power To The People
Some people might not believe they have power. It may sound like a lofty thing to say. Funny how when kids play super heros, you can often hear “I have the Power!”, “Give me some Power!” or the defeated, “They stole my Power?!” Truth be told, we all have mana or power and truth be […]
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