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  • Kaua’i Habitat for Humanity is announcing its 2021 offering for affordable housing (house and lot) including opportunities in the Waimea Huakai subdivision and possible other scattered lots on island. Individuals who are interested in the Habitat self-help homebuyer program must fall within low income guidelines and meet other program requirements. Those interested should register by visiting Housing Offering 2021 |......

  • In observance of Good Friday, our ReStore and Administrative Office will be closed on Friday, April 2, 2021.  ...

  • AmeriCorps service members are an amazing group of people. They dedicate 10 1/2 months of their lives addressing critical community needs through volunteerism. Here at Kaua’i Habitat for Humanity we are fortunate enough to have three of these amazing individuals addressing the affordable housing crisis on Kaua’i. They spend their days working side-by-side with local families as they build their......

  • It was a day to celebrate, as new homebuyers received the keys to the homes they built alongside their neighbors, volunteers and Kaua`i Habitat for Humanity staff. The three homes are just the latest additions to this phase of construction at the `Ele`ele Iluna subdivision, which will house a total of 125 Habitat homes once all construction is completed in......

  •   Another group of future homeowners are anxious to see the walls go up on their new homes in ‘Ele’ele, but before the walls can be raised they have to be built. Luckily, our baseyard provided the perfect cover from the rain for our homebuyers and volunteers to keep the progress going in our ‘Ele’ele Iluna neighborhood. So along with......

  • Students from Waimea High School spent time volunteering with Kaua’i Habitat for Humanity as part of their senior project this year. Each student in Shelby Erdmann’s English Language Arts class is tasked with completing a culminating project in the second semester of their senior year. The experience is designed to encourage them to investigate a topic of their choosing based......

  • Don’t let too much time pass in the new year without checking your free annual credit report! Did you know that under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), you have the right to get a free copy of your credit report every 12 months from each credit bureau? The credit reports are free, but it may cost you......

  • Martin Luther King Day is observed each year on the third Monday in January. As the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service, it has become known as “a day on, not a day off” and encourages all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities. AmeriCorps has been charged with leading this effort for the past quarter......

  • What is a core volunteer? A core volunteer is a volunteer that is so dependable and reliable that you can put them on the schedule as if they were staff. As we begin the new year, we felt it important that we recognize a couple of these amazing people. Alan Momohara and Guy Ambrose were the first volunteers to return......

  • The Board of Directors of Kaua’i Habitat for Humanity have announced the selection of Milani Pimental as the new Executive Director for the nonprofit, effective December 18, 2020. She had been serving as the Acting Executive Director for the organization since March 1, 2020 filling the vacancy left by previous executive director Stephen Spears. Vice President Doug Haigh announced the......

  • Unfortunately, it’s that time again…….when we have to say “goodbye” to another AmeriCorps service member. Lauren Sarg joined us as a second term AmeriCorps service member back in February 2020 after serving her first term at Habitat East Bay/Silicone Valley. Lauren was a patient and gracious team member from the start. AmeriCorps members commit to spending 10 1/2 months addressing......

  • In observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays, ReStore will be closed December 25-26, 2020 and January 1, 2021. Wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday from all of us at Kaua’i Habitat for Humanity....

  • Here at Kaua’i Habitat we have been so fortunate to be able to continue building homes and hope by utilizing COVID-19 safety precautions. These precautions have enabled our constructions site as well as our ReStore to remain going strong, and have allowed us to welcome back resident volunteers in a limited capacity. “We’ve had some wonderful folks come out over......

  • Construction continues at a steady pace in our ‘Ele’ele Iluna subdivision. Our homebuyers have been working hard with volunteers and staff, building homes and transforming empty lots into a community they can be proud to call their own. At this point nearly 100 homes have been erected in the neighborhood, with more going up everyday. It’s amazing driving through ‘Ele’ele......

  • Big news!! Starting Friday, December 4th, 2020 our ReStore began extending it’s hours on Fridays! That’s right starting in December, ReStore will be open on Fridays from noon until 6:30 pm. That gives you two and a half additional hours to check out great deals and support our affordable housing program through your purchases. New hours will be Tuesdays, Thursdays......