Life at Lydgate Park

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Michael Texeira talks story from outside his tent at the Lydgate Park houseless camp.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    “I have to cook for my wife, too,” said Michael Texeira, inside his tent at the Lydgate Park houseless camp.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Napuanani McKeague shows the handiwork of one of the Lydgate Park houseless camp tenants, inside the restroom at the park.

WAILUA — Michael Texeira has lived at Lydgate Park, one of the county’s five beach-park houseless encampments, since the beginning of the pandemic, with his disabled wife, whom he takes care of.

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