Church domes in Kahaluu provide sanctuary for homeless single mothers

Mothers and their children who had been homeless just days ago this Christmas will wake up in new beds in a place where they can reboot their lives.

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After years of planning and prep, church opens igloo-shaped shelters to the homeless

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - More than two and a half years after an Oahu church made international headlines for its plan to build igloo-shaped shelters for the homeless, families are finally moving in.

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Dome-estic Life in Christ

Menaced by a hurricane, an erupting volcano, and an ever-growing spool of bureaucratic red tape, two years after First Assembly of Honolulu Senior Pastor Klayton Ko felt prodded by the Holy Spirit to build a Christian community for homeless single moms and children, The Shelter is ready for residents.

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Church debuts domes to shelter homeless women and children

A grand opening ceremony was held Wednesday morning for a handful domes built to shelter the homeless in Kaneohe.

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The state’s first igloo dome shelters open to help Hawaii’s homeless

KANEOHE, Hawaii - The name of a newly opened transitional housing lot fits its mission. What’s being called "The Shelter,” will be a temporary home for nearly 45 single homeless women and their children.

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Hawaii’s first dome homeless shelters open at First Assembly of God

On Wednesday, First Assembly of God in Kaneohe opened the state’s first dome shelters for the homeless.

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Kaneohe church’s igloo-like dome shelters to house homeless families

KANEOHE (HawaiiNewsNow) – When Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell came calling to the faith community for help in addressing Hawaii’s homeless crisis, a Kaneohe church jumped at the challenge.

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Local church builds ‘faith zone’ for select homeless families

KAHALU`U, Hawaii – The First Assembly of God Windward in Kahaluu has completed the first five of its 12 “homeless domes.” The church refers to the area as a “faith

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After years of debate, construction has begun on igloo-shaped shelters for homeless

KAHALUU, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) – While lawmakers continue to push for taxpayer-funded homeless ‘ohana’ zones, construction began Friday on what Pastor Klayton Ko calls a homeless ‘faith zone.’ In 2016, the

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Churches host summit on homelessness

The second annual Faith Summit on Homelessness opened with a mix of prayers for the homeless — and those working to help them — and big and small ideas for

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Officials discuss how faith-based communities can help Hawaii’s homeless

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – First Assembly of God Church will be  building igloo-type structures to house Hawaii’s homeless. Connie Mitchell, executive director of the Institute for Human Services, and Tamah-Lani Noh, community

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Church hopes to open innovative igloo-shaped homeless shelters by summer

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – A Red Hill church made international headlines last spring after it raised more than $200,000 to construct igloo-shaped shelters for homeless. And in the next two weeks,

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Hawaii Church provides affordable ‘igloos’ for homeless people

A Church in Hawaii is battling homelessness by deploying Alaskan home domes that look like igloos and are easy to transport and assemble. The First Assembly of God in Honolulu

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Church sees cheap, igloo-like domes as answer to homelessness

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Senior Pastor Klayton Ko, of First Assembly of God in Red Hill, wanted to do something to help the homeless. His answer: 21 fiberglass panels held together by screws. The

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Hawaii Is Using Igloos To House Homeless Islanders

Hawaii is implementing a homeless solution that is just plain cool — and hopefully effective: igloos.  The First Assembly of God church plans to order a dozen igloos from Alaska to house homeless

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Hawaiian church uses fiberglass ‘igloos’ to help shelter the homeless

As the homelessness crisis continues to afflict most major cities all over the world, a church on the Hawaiian island of Oahu has decided to start constructing igloo-type structures as

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