Homelessness in Hawaii, particularly in the capital Honolulu, has become a top concern for state officials. To combat this, the Hawaii state government has created an antidote – the “Return to Home” initiative.
In New York City, a man takes to the popular buying and selling website, Craigslist, in late July, to vent his frustrations with his girlfriend by putting their baby up for sale. BYU-Hawaii students said they were disgusted by the whole debacle.
United States Secretary of State John Kerry was able to extend the time for the Middle East peace talks by nine months. The goal is to reach a negotiation for the disputations between Israelis and Palestinians and hopefully work toward ending their conflict.
Hawai’i honored their Heroine of Forgiveness, Queen Lili’uokalani, on Hawai’i’s 11th annual International Forgiveness Day. On Sunday, August 4th, the Hawai’i Forgiveness Project commemorated the Queen at the State capitol in Honolulu.