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On Wednesday, August 23, 300 participants from government, private and nonprofit organizations and community members convened at the King Kamehameha Kona Beach Resort to discuss ways of ending the cycle of recidivism through housing solutions, healthcare, employment, and community safety. Read the West Hawaii Today article or copy.
KAILUA-KONA – Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) has come to Hawaii Island, on the heels of early successes on Oahu and Maui.
The pilot project, which received $650,000 in Ohana Zone funding from the state, launched Thursday in Kona. The Big Island Substance Abuse Council (BISAC) will operate the pilot project along with several key partners, including HOPE Services Hawaii, Going Home Hawaii and Bridge House. -- Read the full article in West Hawaii Today--