Homeless plan progress hard to measure

HONOLULU  — With homeless service providers by his side at Kaka‘ako’s Next Step shelter Aug. 14, Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced the results of the state’s 90-day plan on homelessness.

The outcome, the governor said, included an “unprecedented coordination and focus” among government agencies and private groups, and the moving of 530 people from the street or emergency shelters into transitional or permanent housing.

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