Author: development

It was a beautiful day on Friday, October tenth as a small crowd gathered in Anahola to celebrate the accomplishment of a community coming together to make great things happen on Kaua‘i. In 2011 a devastating fire took the home of Elvis Troche, Debbie Fitzgerald-Troche and family. In response Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity, Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, a generous...

On September 12th, 1994, President Bill Clinton swore in the first class of 20,000 AmeriCorps members, stating: "Service is a spark to rekindle the spirit of democracy in an age of uncertainty. When it is all said and done, it comes down to three simple questions: What is right? What is wrong? And what are we going to do about...

With so much going on here at Kaua‘i Habitat we felt it was time to release our Summer 2014 Newsletter. It is called LAULIMA (many hands) because that is what it takes to keep building homes and hope here on Kaua‘i. Without the coming together of the community we wouldn't be where we are and doing what we are able to...

We were so touched and moved that the kids of the 2014 Vacation Bible Adventure Hanapepe donated to Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity! In the week long vacation bible adventure the kids learned about giving and community involvement. Then they chose to share what they had with us. You can imagine how we felt when the donation of cash, rolled coins...

With the 20th Anniversary of AmeriCorps approaching we thought we would share with you some of the wonderful people that make serving others part of theirs lives, and what motivates them to help. Attached is the story of one such AmeriCorps Alum and what motivated her to get and stay involved. AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary is September 12th!...

Congratulations to this months "Youth Volunteer Service Award" winner Marissa Robinson! Marissa spent her summer off from school volunteering at our ReStore®. A big Mahalo to Marissa, who is pictured here with ReStore Manager® Cynthia Dazzi on her last day with us....

We had another group of nearly twenty teens show up to volunteer at Kaua‘i Habitat ReStore® this past week! This is the second group of teens from West Coast Connections that have joined us to volunteer as part of their four week trip. West Coast Connections is a travel group that arrange tours for teenagers. They offer many different travel...

When Marian Eguchi began the process of building her own home, she was so touched by the amount of hands that went into the build that she began having volunteers sign somewhere on the structure. Of Course most of the signatures and well wishes have been covered over as progress on the home continues. However it still makes her feel...

We were happy to present Monica Texeira with the Youth Volunteer Service Award. Monica earned this award through her hard work and commitment to the community by volunteering with the Kaua‘i Habitat ReStore®. Mahalo Monica! You deserve it! ...