Hawaii governor declares state of emergency for homelessness

Crews work on an awning at the city's latest homeless shelter on Friday, Oct. 16, 2015 in Honolulu. The housing units are made from converted shipping containers and will be located on Sand Island, an industrial part of Honolulu. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige has declared a state of emergency to deal with the state’s homelessness crisis just days after city and state officials cleared one of the nation’s largest homeless encampments.

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