Dow AgroSciences builds with Kauai Habitat

Kaua‘i Habitat staff and homebuyer Lance Kauwe had a blast building with Team Dow AgroSciences on Wednesday, August 2. Over a dozen employees from Dow came out to install roofing material and siding on the future home of Lance and Jaime Kauwe. Mahalo to The Dow Chemical Company for the generous house sponsorship and Team Dow AgroSciences for building homes and hope on Kaua‘i!

Fidel Serapio and Fidencio Sagigi working with the siding crew

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Dow employee Alicia Vea applies sealant before installing ridge vent on roof

Mahalo KCFCU

A work crew of volunteers from KCFCU made great progress this past weekend when they showed up to build homes and hope in our ‘Ele‘ele Iluna subdivision. Paint prep, trim work and roofing were all on the agenda for the work day. We can’t thank these generous individuals enough for all their hard work! 

Women Build Success

On Saturday, May 6th, 2017 more than 20 female volunteers spent the day building homes and hope with Kaua`i Habitat! It was all part of Habitat for Humanity’s National Women Build week sponsored by Lowe’s Home Improvement. The entire day was a big success!! Not only did volunteers bring lots of food and fun to the jobsite, they also completely framed enough walls for two houses in our ‘Ele‘ele Iluna subdivision!! We couldn’t be more proud of all the volunteers that made this event a huge success.

Women Build the Community

Once again Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity was chosen as one of the affiliates to participate in National Women Build week! This year we joined more than 17,000 volunteers in 320 communities to build homes and hope. Women Build is a Habitat for Humanity International program sponsored by Lowe’s Home Improvement, that encourages women to build and advocate for simple, decent and affordable houses in their communities. In our community more than 20 volunteers joined forces with habitat staff and homeowners to paint the exterior of the future home of Frank and Shana Cruz. The Cruz home is one of 12 new homes being built in phase II of the ‘Ele‘ele Iluna subdivision. Mahalo to all the volunteers that made this event such a tremendous success! You can read all about it in the article published by The Garden Island.

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`Ele`ele Iluna Update

If you have driven past the coffee fields in ‘Ele‘ele recently, you may have noticed all the progress that has taken place at our ‘Ele‘ele Iluna subdivision. We are thrilled with the progress and thanks to some wonderful volunteers another house is coming seriously close to becoming a home. A group of volunteers spent last Saturday painting the exterior of the future home of Marti Smith. It’s amazing what can be accomplished when a group of people come together! This group of volunteers managed to paint the entire home in one day! Way to make a difference in our community!

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Women Build

Kaua′i Habitat will be hosting Women Build on April 30, 2016!! Women Build is a Habitat for Humanity International program that encourages women to make a difference by building homes and communities. Women Builds provide an environment in which women can feel comfortable learning construction skills they might not otherwise have the opportunity to learn. Here at Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity we recruit and train women to build and maintain decent, safe and affordable homes.

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Mahalo Trinity Western University

DSCN0473Once again we have been so fortunate to have had an independent team of volunteers from Trinity Western University visit the island to help Kaua‘i Habitat build homes and hope! As always this group did an amazing job!!! Mahalo Trinity Western University for your continued support!! IMG_0770DSCN0470

Almost There

IMG_0411We love watching the progress as homes near completion in our ‘Ele‘ele Iluna Subdivision! The home of Marti Smith is one step closer as paint goes on the walls! We are so excited for you Marti! painting Marti SmithMarti paintpainting

Dreams Coming True

One more family on Kaua‘i is turning the dream of home ownership into reality!!! Congratulations to Joe and Sharol Moises as the walls go up on their new home!!!received_10207171867070878 imagejpeg_0

CBRE Builds Homes and Hope

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