Christmas Wish Program/Project Hawaii Statistics of the Islands we serve: O'ahu: Estimated 5,350 homeless people in general. This will include the 1,000 beds available for emergency housing for homeless. http://www.projecthawaii.net/ Big Island: Estimated 1,565 with only 40 emergency housing beds available.
In Hawaii, Santa doesn't arrive by sleigh -- he much prefers an outrigger canoe, to say nothing of the traditional palaka costume he wears in lieu of red velvet. Each December, he alights on the shore by the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach hotel, where the public can greet his arrival and pose for pictures. Honolulu www.DaveDickey.net #Hawaii