Monday, March 12, 2007

March 26 program: Utu Langi: Update on the First Step shelter program and the H5 program

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Miyama Main Hall, Harris United Methodist Church
Nuuanu Ave. and South Vineyard Blvd.

Ample parking - driveway off Nuuanu Ave.

11:30 Luncheon: Variety Sandwiches, salad, Dessert by Eloise. $5.00 donation

11:45 Welcome, introductions and remarks, Larry Geller, President

12:00 Program: The Homeless. : Utu Langi, Director, Kakaako’s the First Step Shelter Program and the H5 Program.

Utu Langi has done more perhaps than any other person on Oahu to raise awareness of the homelessness. During Homeless Awareness Week 2006, Langi completed his second 140-mile, 10-day walk around the island to raise money. Langi founded Hawaii Helping the Hungry Have Hope, or H-5 program which provided more than 25,000 meals a year to homeless individuals.