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Hawaii veterans talk doctor shortages

HONOLULU — Veterans told U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono they face a shortage of doctors on Maui, Molokai and the Big Island, which has contributed to the long wait times they endured seeking medical treatment across the island chain.

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Vouchers will help homeless veterans in Hawaii find homes

More than $396,000 will be given to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to help nearly 45 homeless veterans find permanent housing, announced the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The supportive housing assistance is provided through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program which combines rental assistance from HUD with case management and clinical services provided by VA.