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Multi-agency sweep of homeless encampment between Iolani Palace and library

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State and city agencies cleaned up the area between Iolani Palace and the Hawaii State Library, where there was a growing homeless encampment. The sweep comes just days ahead of Iolani Palace's Kamaaina Sundays event.

HONOLULU (KITV) -- The area between Iolani Palace and the Hawaii State Library is now clear of tents, carts, and people living there.

Several state and city agencies, along with the Institute for Human Services (IHS), worked together on Thursday morning to sweep what had become a growing homeless encampment.

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Anchor/Executive Producer

Marisa Yamane joined KITV4 in January 2022 as an anchor and executive producer. She is an award-winning veteran journalist, who’s spent most of her career in Hawaii. She’s a proud graduate of Iolani School and UCLA.

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