Hawaii is planning on offering one-way plane tickets to homeless people who volunteer to return back to the United States mainland.
The unconventional move is aimed at saving the Aloha State money on food, shelter and services currently dedicated to Hawaii's estimated 17,000 homeless.
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The state hopes that by paying for plane tickets, possibly even beds on cruise ships, it will save millions long-term.
"Every homeless person, whether they're in a shelter or un-housed, they get something like over 700 dollars from the state per month," Representative Rida Cabanilla said.
"This is not a silver bullet, this does not solve everything," Representative John Mizuno said. "It's fractional, it's not for 5,000 homeless people. It's going to be a handful of homeless people that we send."
In order to be eligible, those interested men and women must prove they can not afford an airfare and have family or a "support system" to return to in their home state.