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Gov. David Ige has nominated Carleton Ching, Castle & Cooke Hawaii’s vice president of community and government relations, to chair the Department of Land and Natural Resources.

Ching replaces William Aila, who has been named deputy director of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.

“Stewardship of Hawaiʻi’s unique resources is one of the most critical tasks of state government, and Carleton Ching has the heart, knowledge and skills to lead the Department of Land and Natural Resources,” Ige said in a press release. “No one understands better the complex

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Screenshot, Movoto maps

Hawaii holds the ignominious distinction of having the most homeless per capita for four years in a row, according to interactive maps created by Movoto, a real estate brokerage firm based in San Mateo, Calif.

In 2014, there were 487 homeless people per 100,000 Hawaii residents — 219 were unsheltered and 269 sheltered.

Hawaii’s homeless numbers have been the worst in the country since 2011 — in 2010, the state ranked third.

You can check out the maps here.

Screenshot, Movoto maps

 

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