Hawaii To Buy 1-Way Flights For Homeless People To Keep Them Away From Tourists

November 4, 2014 10:02 PM

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The Aloha State is saying goodbye to some of its homeless residents with one-way tickets to the Lower 48.

According to Civil Beat, Hawaii's Institute for Human Services (IHS) is launching a $1.3 million initiative to fight homelessness, but parts of the plan have raised some eyebrows. The state is aiming to fly 120 homeless people living in Waikiki, a tourist hotspot in Honolulu, back to the continental...

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