Shuttle service available for homeless outreach

LIHU‘E — The County Housing Agency announced there will be shuttle services on Tuesday, Nov. 17, and Friday, Nov. 20, for two locations during this week’s Kaua‘i Housing Connect homeless outreach event.

On Tuesday, participants of the Salt Pond Beach Park outreach can catch a special shuttle on The Kaua‘i Bus from Lucy Wright Park in Waimea. Pickup times at Lucy Wright Park are 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Return shuttles from Salt Pond Beach Park to Lucy Wright Park will be at 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

On Friday, participants of the Lydgate Park outreach can catch a special shuttle from the ‘Eiwa Street bus stop in Lihu‘e and from Lihi Park in Kapa‘a. Pickup times at the ‘Eiwa Street bus stop are 10:30 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Pickup times at Lihi Park are 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

The return shuttle from Lydgate Park will be at 11:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. The shuttles for these events will say “Special” on the destination sign.

The Kaua‘i Housing Connect outreach event is being scheduled in observance of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, which is now through Sunday, Nov. 22. Approximately 15 nonprofit agencies will offer various services at ‘Anini Beach Park on Monday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Salt Pond Beach Park on Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Lydgate Park on Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Services will include flu vaccinations, vision screening, resource cards, hygiene products, food, and signing up for housing vouchers and bus pass programs.

For more information on Kaua‘i Housing Connect, call 241-4427 or email


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