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Point-in-time count wraps up on Hawaii Island

On Friday, the point-in-time count wrapped up on the Big Island, with Hope Services Hawaii completing two final shifts in the early AM and evening.

HILO, Hawaii (Island News)– January 26 marks the final day this year for the Point-in-Time count here on the Big Island. Hope Services Hawaii has been running shifts in the morning starting at 5 a.m. and then a second shift that lasts another six hours in the evening.

The task at hand, counting the hundreds experiencing homelessness here on the Big Island.


“It helps us to advocate for federal funding, so that we can have the tools that we need to help people get off the streets and into housing,” Kristen Alice of Hope Services Hawaii told Island News.