Commission on Healing Solutions for Homelessness

Responsibilities
The commission is established to protect and promote public health, safety, and welfare of residents and maintain the commitment of aloha 'aina. As an advisory group, the commission will provide recommendations to the council and the administration on funding and policies to help combat and eliminate homelessness and poverty in Maui county.

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Media
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Members
The specified legislation is according to MCC Chapter 2.31 (11 members:  One member from each of the nine council residency areas and two members appointed by the Mayor, of which one member must have demonstrated expertise in native Hawaiian traditional and customary practices, one member must be of the clergy or faith-based leader, one representative from the Maui Homeless Alliance, and one member who was formerly or is currently experiencing homelessness)

  • George Kaimiola (Makawao) 3/31/2022 - Representative from Maui Homeless Alliance (Mayoral Appointee)
  • Donna Kawakami (Kula) 3/31/2022 (Mayoral Appointee)
  • Zhantell Lindo (Molokai) 3/31/2022 - Native Hawaiian traditional and customary practices expert (Council Residency)
  • Mary Trotto (Kihei) 3/31/2022 (Council Residency)
  • Henry Costales (Lanai) 3/31/2023 (Council Residency)
  • John Decker (Wailuku) 3/31/2023 (Council Residency)
  • Faith Chase (Hana) 3/31/2023 - Hawaiian National (Council Residency)
  • Lisa Darcy (Kula) 3/31/2024 - Experienced or experiencing homelessness (Council Residency)
  • Wendy Hudson (Makawao) 3/31/2024 (Council Residency)
  • John Tomoso (Kahului) 3/31/2024 - Clergy member or faith-based leader (Council Residency)
  • Vacant (Lahaina) 3/31/2024 (Council Residency)

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