Author: development

Have you purchased any clothing from our ReStore®? Purchasing slightly used clothing, rather than new, keeps items out of our landfills each year. Look at how many articles of clothing were recycled last year alone! ...

This past weekend we shot our first commercial for Kaua‘i Habitat ReStore®! Keep an eye out, it will be running from April through June on various cable networks....

This week we hosted our first homeowner applicant meeting for the ‘Ele‘ele Iluna Subdivision, Phase II, Increment A! These meetings are so exciting. It gives the future homeowners their first look at how building with Kaua‘i Habitat works, and it gives us our first look at the families we will be working alongside. Welcome Families! We look forward to building homes...

It's a time of celebration! The owners of the very first Kaua‘i Habitat home paid off their mortgage this week. We are so happy and proud of the Marti-Kini family. They are a true success story....

They have been hard at it all week! I'm speaking of the ten wonderful volunteers who have come to Kaua‘i to build homes and hope for our community! The second team led by Jan Roberta this year has proved to be not only hard working, but fun and engaging as well. We here at Kaua‘i Habitat have enjoyed getting to...

Many thanks to The Garden Island newspaper and photographer Dennis Fujimoto for sharing our events and accomplishments with Kaua‘i. Read the latest article highlighting Kaua‘i Habitat's 117th home....

It was a beautiful morning as staff, volunteers, friends and neighbors gathered in Anahola to watch Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity present the key of it's #117 home to Vern Kauanui and Don Baker this past Friday. The ceremony began with Assistant Carpenter Drew Wolenter dressed in traditional Hawaiian attire blowing the conch shell. It was homeowner Vern Kauanui's wish to...

Here are just a few reasons why We Build! Homeownership can help break the cycle of poverty by allowing families to accumulate wealth through home equity; for low-income families, housing wealth often equals total wealth Higher rates of homeownership correspond with increased household and neighborhood stability and a reduction in violent crime in a neighborhood Compared to renters, children of...