Decline in homelessness

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Sean Hays is houseless on Kauai after moving here from Seattle about six months ago.

LIHUE — Kauai saw the largest decrease in homelessness in 2017 compared to the rest of the state, according to the annual Point in Time Count, which showed a nearly 10 percent overall decrease in the number of homeless individuals across the state compared with the same period last year.