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  • In the interest of our community and public health and safety, and to help do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19, our ReStore will be temporarily closed through April 30, 2020. This is an uncertain time, but one thing is certain, we will get through it together. Mahalo...

  • There is nothing better than seeing members of our community moving into homes they can afford. Recently we were lucky enough to witness just that. Nine wonderful families completed the building process in our ‘Ele’ele Iluna subdivision and were handed the keys to their new homes. Many of them had their trucks already loaded and began moving in right away.......

  • The Kaua’i Board of Realtors have been longtime supporters of Kaua’i Habitat for Humanity and have done so much for us over the years. Well, they are still at it, and their experience sure shows! This past weekend they did an outstanding job at our Anahola jobsite. It was great to see the “pros” diving right into building stairs and......

  • We have been blessed once again to be visited by a volunteer group from Trinity Western University! Trinity Western is a private Christian liberal arts university in Langley, British Columbia, Canada. These amazing college students are being led by Allan and Sylvia Kotanen and have spent more than a week working on various construction projects in our ‘Ele’ele Iluna subdivision.......

  • In observance of President’s Day, our administrative offices will be closed February 17, 2020. Mahalo...

  • Today we had to say farewell to one of our amazing AmeriCorps members, Maddi, who just completed her 10 1/2 months of service at Kaua’i Habitat for Humanity. AmeriCorps members donate their time helping others and addressing critical needs in the community. We are so grateful that Maddi helped us tackle the affordable housing crisis by working alongside our staff......

  • A big mahalo to all the great volunteers from Corteva Agriscience that spent the day building homes and hope alongside our staff and homebuyers! This group worked on insulation, window trim and painting in our ‘Ele’ele Iluna subdivision. It’s amazing what they got done in just one day! Mahalo volunteers!...

  •   Please help us in welcoming Lauren Sarg to the Kaua’i Habitat ‘ohana!! Lauren will be working alongside our staff and homebuyers as she dedicates 10 1/2 months to serving our community as an AmeriCorps Service Member. AmeriCorps is a voluntary civil society program that engages adults in public service work with a goal of “helping others and meeting critical......

  •   Similar to many on Kaua’i, Joel found himself renting a room from his mother-in-law and his growing family was running out of space. Joel, his wife, and two kids share a room and a bed. With a six year old and a nine month old, Joel has known for a while that he needs space for his family to......

  •   Age is simply a state of mind according to Travel & Build volunteer Millie Fink. “It’s not a number or a date on the calendar, it’s a state of mind,” the nearly 90 year old volunteer was heard saying as she was busy painting a home in Kaua’i Habitat’s ‘Ele’ele Iluna subdivision. “Doing work like this is how I......

  • As the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.” The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 20, 2020, marks the 25th anniversary of the day of service that celebrates the Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy. It is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage......

  • Happy Anniversary Kaua’i Habitat!! To celebrate our longevity our ReStore is marking down everything in the store 20% on Saturday, January 25, 2020! Stop by and celebrate by saving $$! It’s our way of saying mahalo for supporting us all these years!...

  • Thanks to a new county program, we now have another option for keeping items out of our landfill. Our ReStore can now ship overstocked items to those in need on Oahu and make room for new donations on our sales floor! Read more about it in this story from The Garden Island Newspaper! County launches reuse program – The Garden......

  • Photo courtesy of Nareit Foundation We are ecstatic that the Nareit Foundation honored us with a $120,000.00 gift! This gift will go directly to building a home in our ‘Ele’ele Iluna Subdivision and will definitely bring people together to build homes and hope on Kaua’i! Mahalo Nareit Foundation, we are huge fans of “The REIT Way!” Read more about this......

  • Our office and ReStore will be closed on December 25th, 2019 and January 1st, 2020 in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays. In addition ReStore will also be closed on December 24th, 2019 to celebrate Christmas Eve. Mahalo...