News & Events

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 SCENE

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.

http://thegardenisland.com/news/local/building-ohana-one-nail-at-a-time/article_7039d60a-f875-595d-8b0d-5b6ffc06438f.html

 

 

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.

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Give Aloha

GiveAloha%20LogoIt’s time for ‘Give Aloha’, Foodland’s annual community matching gifts program. This program honors Foodland’s founder, Maurice J. “Sully” Sullivan, and his legacy of giving back to the community. From September 1-30, you can make a donation up to $249 to Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity at the Waipouli Foodland and Foodland and the Western Union Foundation will match a portion of the donation. It’s a great way to make your donation dollar go farther.

Free KIUC Upgrade

For a limited time, KIUC and the County of Kauai are sponsoring a local free home efficiency service to low-income and elderly families. Upgrade your home and reduce your bills! KIUC 1 KIUC 2

Housing Needs Make News

TheGardenIslandThe need for affordable housing on island was addressed at a recent Kaua‘i County Council meeting. Read the article ‘Housing needs are astronomical’ as it appeared in The Garden Island Newspaper.

http://m.thegardenisland.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/housing-needs-are-astronomical/article_2e86af62-6d99-578e-8c47-dd51e445c0d4.html?mode=jqm

 

 

 

Tropic Care Kauai is Here!

Tropic Care is currently on island offering free basic medical care. This is a great opportunity for many on island residence to receive services that they may not normally have access to. Bus service to Tropic Care locations is also free. Services offered include physical exams, eye exams, eyeglasses, dental exams, tooth extractions and fillings. We just wanted to share this information with the community and encourage anyone in need of these services to attend. Tropic Care Kauai