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  • In an amazing display of the aloha spirit, a build team from Layton Construction arrived at our ‘Ele’ele Iluna jobsite to work alongside our homebuyers as they did construction on their new homes. This isn’t the first time the nationally ranked construction company has done something like this. In fact the Kaua’i branch of the company, which has offices throughout......

  • It was a beautiful day on Friday, August 26th, 2022 as Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity passed the keys to five new affordable homes on Kaua‘i. You could see trucks packed with belongings parked nearby as families received their keys and prepared to move into their new homes.  The deserving homebuyers who received their keys were Dexter Corpuz, Keoki Pantorilla, Bradley......

  • Fun was had by all at the 2022 Visitor Industry Charity Walk. It was nice to see the return of the annual event after being cancelled the past two years due to the pandemic. Kaua’i Habitat was happy to participate and raise funds for the event that will share it’s proceeds with the many nonprofits on island that work endlessly......

  • Kaua’i Habitat for Humanity is excited to introduce Nicole Pacanas as our new Volunteer Program Manager. Nicole comes to the position with the unique advantage of experiencing the nonprofits volunteer program from every aspect. She and her family were in the first group of homebuyers in the second phase of the ‘Ele’ele Iluna subdivision. So she was initially introduced to......

  • Hawai’i Habitat for Humanity Association, Inc. and Kaua’i Habitat for Humanity are excited to announce the July 1st launch of the Hawai’i Village Build program. This program will replace the discontinued Global Village program, that once brought much needed volunteers from other states to Hawai’i to build homes. Habitat for Humanity International’s travel and build program, Global Village, contributed a......

  • Our ReStore will be closed on Saturday, July 2, 2022 in observance of the 4th of July holiday. Mahalo...

  • Kaua’i Habitat for Humanity is excited to welcome our newest AmeriCorps service member who will be building homes, communities and hope alongside our staff and homebuyer families for the next 10.5 months. Anthony Boudreau is coming to us from Boston, Massachusetts where he has been working with Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston for most of the past year. While in......

  • We could not let Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month pass without highlighting the tremendous impact on affordable housing on island, made by LaFrance Kapaka-Arboleda of Anahola. The late LaFrance Kapaka-Arboleda, known to many as “Auntie LaFrance,” was a respected cultural resource and very active in the Hawaiian community. She was known as a champion of the underprivileged, and......

  • Are you or someone you know interested in serving the Kaua’i community as an AmeriCorps Service Member? Kaua’i Habitat is excited to announce we have been awarded four AmeriCorps National and one AmeriCorps Vista positions for the 2022-2023 service term. Serving as an AmeriCorps National or an AmeriCorps Vista member with Habitat offers many benefits. To view some of these......

  • Since 1974, one week a year has been set aside to recognize the amazing impact volunteers make in transforming the world. Afterall, they often tackle society’s greatest challenges by lending their time, talent and voice to making a difference in their communities. At Kaua’i Habitat for Humanity we have been truly blesses by our amazing volunteers. They continually help address......

  • Please, join us as we welcome another member to the Kaua’i Habitat ‘ohana. Sawyer Brammer has joined the Kaua’i Habitat construction crew and homebuyers as they build homes, communities, and hope on Kaua’i. AmeriCorps Service Members commit themselves to a 10 1/2 month term, working directly with nonprofit organizations to tackle a community’s most pressing challenges, such as the current......

  • Kaua’i Habitat for Humanity is among the 84 Habitat affiliates and Habitat for Humanity International to receive a transformational gift from American author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. Habitat for Humanity Maui also received a portion of the $436 million of unrestricted giving. Kaua’i Habitat received $5.75 million and Habitat for Humanity Maui received $3.5 million of the generous donation, that......

  • When we posted to Facebook that we had a large selections of puzzles for sale in our ReStore, our only intention was to let the community know what items are currently available at the thrift store. Shortly after the post went public we were contacted by Polphak (Golf) Komolsirisom of the Kapa’a Lion Club, who informed us that the club......

  • Praying Pelican Missions is an interdenominational ministry that exists to build up, encourage and assist local churches in serving their local communities. The goal is to provide mission teams the opportunity to make a long-term, genuine impact on communities by working alongside local ministries to meet real community needs. These team trips have a lasting impact on both the mission......

  • We were thrilled to welcome back our first Travel & Build team since the onset of the pandemic. The experienced group of seven, led by Jean Currie, met at the Kaua’i Habitat office for orientation on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. As traveling volunteers, all team members had met Kaua’i Habitat for Humanity safety protocols to ensure a safe and productive......