Archive for April 2014

Kaua`i Habitat Dedicates Homes #112 and #113

Picture1On April 23rd, Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity held house dedication and key passing ceremonies for its 112th and 113th homes. Staff, volunteers, donors, government officials, family, and friends were present to celebrate the accomplishments of the Kaneholani and McDermott families who have completed their homes on Department of Hawaiian Homelands. Please read the full article as it appeared in The Garden Island.

`Ele`ele Iluna Update

photo 2Here are some shots of the ‘Ele‘ele Ilunda work site from Sunday evening. Workers are spraying down the site, preparing for the work week ahead!photo 3photo 1

ReStore Storewide Sale! One Day Only!

ReStore Sale 05-10-14On Saturday, May 10, 2014 Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity is celebrating Mother’s Day and National Women Build Week by offering 20% off everything in our ReStore®. The one-day celebration sale will take place from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Every item in the store will be on sale, and special deals will be announced throughout the day.


“We are so thankful for the women in our community, and wanted to show our appreciation in some way,” stated ReStore® Manager Cynthia Dazzi.


ReStore® is located in Hanapēpē on Kaumuali‘i Highway, across from Salt Pond Country Store. The ReStore® entrance is adjacent to Kaua‘i Habitat’s main office.

Global Village Team Hard at Work

photo 1Once again #GlobalVillage Team Brute Force flexes their muscles by constructing the framing for the Eguchi Family home in Kekaha! The team worked to get the wall frames built in the #KauaiHabitat baseyard before erecting them at the worksite. Work continues and there will be more photos to come. Follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter (@kauaihabitat) to watch the progress 3

What will your verb be?

what will your verb beRecently the Habitat for Humanity International CEO, Jonathan Reckford published an article asking people to consider what verb would best describe Habitat for Humanity. It was amazing to see how the list grew and grew when considering all of the things Habitat does. For example Habitat Builds, which is probably the one that most easily comes to mind.  Read the article and see some of the other answers readers came up with. Now apply it to yourself. What will your verb be?

Great Items Available at ReStore!

ReStore_H_200clrThese are just a few of the great items posted on craigslist and available at our ReStore®!! Click each link for a detailed description of the item. Save $$$ and support a great cause!!

Hon 40″ Lateral File

New Vinyl Windows

Concrete Driveway edging – NEW

Bath Exhaust fans and heaters

Maxicam “Universal” Weight Machine

Landice Commercial Treadmill and Elliptimill


Calling all Wahine! Let’s Build It!

WBWomen on Kaua‘i are invited to volunteer on May 11, 2014 during Habitat for Humanity’s seventh annual National Women Build Week. Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity is happy to be selected as an event site for the third year in a row and is one of more than 300 Habitat affiliates nationwide hosting Women Build projects with the support of Lowe’s, Habitat’s longtime partner in the event. National Women Build Week challenges women to devote at least one day to building simple, decent and affordable housing in their local communities. More than 52,000 women volunteers from all 50 states have participated in the previous years. #WomenBuild

See the event details in the attached Flyer_Women Build 2014_C2271093

2014 Women Build sponsored by Lowe’s

Sunday, May 11, 2014

8:00 am – 3:00 pm, Kekaha

Only 20 spots available!

335-0296 ext. 152


Welcome Team Brute Force!

IMG_8879They’re here!!! We couldn’t be happier welcoming Global Village Canada – Team Brute Force! This Canadian Team is led by Mara Petruzziello. She comes to us with a history of experience with #globalvillage and #kauaihabitat. A world traveler, philanthropist, and overall good person, Mara has participated in eight Global Village teams. This is her fourth time #volunteering here in Kaua‘i. While on Kaua`i the team will be working on new construction builds in Anahola and Kekaha.

Great Items Available at ReStore!

ReStore_H_200clrThese are just a few of the great items posted on craigslist and available at our ReStore®!! Click each link for a detailed description of the item. Save $$$ and support a great cause!!

Commercial Grade 20×20 Carpet Squares

Undermount Microwaves


`Ele`ele Iluna Update

Eleele IlunaGood Monday morning! This morning workers try to stay ahead of the winds by spraying down the work site. #eleeleiluna #kauaihabitat #handupnothandout #kauai #thegardenisland