A PLACE OF REFUGE

Article written by Rae Sojot // Photos by Marie Eriel Hobro & Lila Lee

Click here to view the article on Flux

Pu’uhonua o Wai'anae (Refuge of Waianae) is Oʻahuʻs largest and longest standing houseless encampments— serving as home to around 170 people. Earlier this year, several collective members began working with Puʻuhonua on a multi-part project that focused on different aspects of the village. In addition to this project, we were asked by FLUX magazine, a Honolulu-based publication, to do a separate story for their Tribes issue. Weʻve since taken a break from these projects in order for the youth to tell these stories instead (See Youth Programs section).

Excerpt from Rae Sojotʻs “A Place of Refuge”:

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