News & Events

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

Team Dow AgroSciences and Kauwe ‘ohana

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

Global Village volunteers sweep in to help

Our visiting Global Village team is doing an amazing job building homes and hope on Kaua`i. So much in fact that they captured the attention of The Garden Island newspaper this weekend. Enjoy this great story as published in The Garden Island!

Click here to read “Global Village volunteers sweep in to help”

Housing market beyond reach for locals

The need for affordable housing on Kaua`i is very real. Read this article published in The Garden Island newspaper on how the housing market is beyond reach for many locals.  It highlights the struggles local families face when trying to find an affordable place to live on Kaua‘i.

Click here to read “Housing market beyond reach for many locals as published in The Garden Island.

Kaua`i Habitat and Rotary Club of Poipu Beach Join Forces

This past Saturday nearly three dozen volunteers from Kaua`i Habitat for Humanity and the Rotary Club of Poipu Beach worked together to make much needed improvements to Salt Pond Beach Park. The group partnered to repaint several of the pavilions and picnic tables at the park. This community service project was held as part of the Rotary Club of Poipu Beach’s participation with the Weinberg Friends Program of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc., which supports housing programs for the poor and needy. The Rotary Club of Poipu Beach has designated the $10,000 Friends of Weinberg Foundation Grant to Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity. To read more about this event as it appeared in The Garden Island newspaper click here.

Women Build is Coming

Look who is getting ready for Women Build Week! Our amazing #AmeriCorps volunteer Jillian shows off her fancy new hammer in preparation for the national event sponsored by Lowe’s. Habitat for Humanity’s 10th annual National Women Build Week, from May 6-14, invites women to devote at least one day to help build decent and affordable housing in their local communities. #WomenBuild #Lowes

Family Services Receives Grant from The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

weinberg-foundationThis week Kaua`i Habitat for Humanity was thrilled to receive a $10,000 grant from The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation to be used to support our Family Services Department in providing financial and debt counseling and support throughout the process of applying to the Habitat Self-Help program all the way to the completion of the loan qualification process. This generous gift from The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation will go a long way to ensuring that families have the tools and support they need to achieve the dream of home ownership.


check-da-sceneDid you see it? Our groundbreaking for 59 buildable lots in Phase IIB of the ‘Ele‘ele Iluna subdivision was highlighted in todays The Garden Island newspaper. Great pictures of our GREAT supporters! If you missed it, you can view it online by clinking here.

The Garden Island – CHECK DA SCENE


In the News

the garden islandNews of our ‘Ele‘ele Iluna Phase IIB Groundbreaking was highlighted in The Garden Island newspaper this past weekend. An especially interesting point was made regarding how our homeowners are building wealth by building with us. Read the article as it appeared in Saturdays edition by clicking here.

Building Ohana One Nail at a Time

the garden islandEnjoy this great article as it appeared in The Garden Island newspaper regarding our work and the funding options available. Two informational meetings will be held this month for those interested in applying for the Habitat self-help homebuyer program, which uses funding from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Department.



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.