Archive for October 2016

Seeking “Very Low” Income Homebuyers

We are currently in the process of seeking “Very Low Income” applicants to fill the remaining lots in Phase II-A of the ‘Ele‘ele Iluna subdivision. Those interested in applying to the Habitat self-help homebuyer program which uses USDA Rural Development funding, must be considered “USDA very low income” as shown in the chart below and meet other program requirements. Informational meetings will be held on Wednesday November 16th and Thursday November 17th where applications will be distributed. To register for one of the informational meeting please call (808) 335-0296 ext. 117.

USDA very low income ranges
Household size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Minimum limit:

Must make at least this amount

$17,250 $19,700 $23,190 $27,950 $32,710 $37,470 $42,230 $47,010
Maximum limit:

Must not make more than this amount

$31,800 $36,350 $40,900 $45,400 $49,050 $52,700 $56,300 $59,950
Size of Home 2 Bedroom/1 Bath 3 Bedroom/1.5 Bath 4 Bedroom/2 Bath
Estimated Cost $211,000 $216,000 $223,000


Now hiring: Volunteer and Homeowner Engagement Coordinator (full time)

Due to Kaua‘i Habitat’s increased pace of building, we are now seeking candidates for an additional full time Volunteer and Homeowner Engagement Coordinator position. Click the job posting below for details and information on how to apply.


Welcome Lucas!!

Join us in welcoming Lucas Appel to the garden island! Lucas is a student at the International Business College in Copenhagen, Denmark, but for the next 3 weeks he’ll be interning with us as part of his internship abroad program. He is looking forward to gaining experience and we’re looking forward to putting him to work! We hope you enjoy your time with us Lucas, we’re happy to have you here.  intern

Mahalo MCS Grill

mcs-grillA big mahalo to MCS Grill for generously donating a $40 gift certificate to be included in our Build the Future Donation Drawing Getaway!! This great package now includes airfare, lodging and meals!!! What a great incentive to make a donation to a great cause.

Merriman’s Just Made it Better

Merriman's-LogoDescriptor-447C-2We are so fortunate to have so many generous friends in the community! Merriman’s restaurant has generously donated a $200 gift certificate to be included in our Build the Future Kaua`i Vacation Getaway!! Now this great package includes roundtrip air for 2 on Alaska Airlines, 5 nights at Kiahuna Plantation Resort, Dinner at Plantation Gardens Restaurant and Bar and now a $200 gift certificate at Merriman’s! All this could be yours!! Most importantly all proceeds from drawing entries goes to building homes and hope on Kaua`i! ENTER TODAY!!!