Humane Society to open 2nd shelter in Kapolei

Humane Society to open 2nd shelter in Kapolei


Society is EXPANDING — to the West Side. It’s planning to open a new shelter — on a 5-acre site donated by a major developer. It’ll will be twice the size of the shelter’s current space. KITV-4’s Cam Tran has more details… Soon playful terriers like this one will have more room to play … And might even have a better shot at getting adopted! The Hawaiian Human Society announced today it will start planning for a second shelter on Oahu’s leeward side. PAMELA BURNS, HAWAIIAN HUMANE SOCIETY 14:51 IT’S A THRILLING THRILLING DAY FOR THE HAWAIIAN HUMANE SOCIETY ITS SOMETHING WE’VE WORKED ON FOR MANY MANY YEARS 15:07 That means twice the exposure for pets needing families. And this one’s twice the size! The shelter will be on a 5 acres of land, which is double its current location in Moilili. Developer D.R. Horton donated the parcel which will be on the Ho’opili Development in East Kapolei. CAMERON NEKOTA, D.R. HORTON VICE PRESIDENT IN: 10:45 IT’S 5 ACRES AND IT IS PRIMARILY SURROUNDED BY PLANNED FARMS IN THE FUTURE AND BOUNDED BY MAJOR HIGHWAYS ALREADY SO IT PROVIDES EASY ACCESS FOR THEM The Hawaiian Human society says the new site will feature a 2 acre dog park as well as new admissions shelter for lost and found. Burns says the west side shelter can service more than 13 thousand animals a year. PAM 15:38 IT WILL BE PROVIDING BASIC SHELTERING SERVICES SUCH AS ADMISSIONS OF THE HOMELESS AND LOST ANIMALS. LOST AND FOUNDS WHICH WILL MAKE IT SO MUCH EASIER WHO HAVE LOST THEIR ANIMALS FOR THAT COMMUNITY TO GET INTO THAT SHELTER AND HOPEFULLY FIND THEIR LOST ANIMALS 15:55 When the new shelter is up and running shelter will need 25 new staff members and dozens of new volunteers to care for the furry friends. STANDUP: 30:39 THE HAWAIIAN HUMAN SOCIETY SAYS IT DOESN’T KNOW EXACTLY HOW MUCH THE NEW SHELTER WILL COST BUT SAYS IT DOES HAVE 9 MILLION IN THE COFFERS TO GO TOWARDS CONSTRUCTION. IT ALSO HOPES TO HAVE THE NEW SHELTER OPEN IN 2 YEARS. 30:52 Here’s an interesting fact — Burns says 74 percent of the residents in West Oahu have a pet — which is why she wanted to open a shelter on the west side. chat

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