Builds

A relationship between Kaua'i Habitat for Humanity and Kaua'i Community College formed last year. A mutually beneficial relationship that in turn benefits the entire island. It began when the Director of Construction at Kaua'i Habitat for Humanity, Trace Wright, and Carpentry Instructor at Kaua'i Community College, Duke Lang, came together to foster a relationship that would result in the two...

The great folks at Oceanfront Sotheby's International Realty were back at the jobsite today for another great day of building homes, communities and hope. It's not the first time this group has been out to the jobsite. In fact, it isn't even the first time this month that these amazing volunteers have shown up to work alongside our staff and...

Over the years we have been so fortunate to have volunteers from Team Rubicon visit our island and work along side us. Team Rubicon is a veteran organization that unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with vulnerable and at-risk populations in need of their help. They have helped us tremendously and have made two trips to help us...

Homeownership consists of far more than just building a house. The beautiful thing is those houses become homes, and those homes quickly become part of our community. We're so fortunate that here on Kaua'i we have a strong community that understands that by supporting each other, our community grows stronger. Recently two local organizations in our community went out of their...

  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 the...

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...

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...

Another beautiful week brings progress in the construction of affordable housing for the hardworking families on Kaua'i! Just this week we saw the walls go up on the future home of the Evans 'ohana, all while work was being done on three other lots in the subdivision. Construction Site Supervisor Robert Knowles worked alongside homebuyers, AmeriCorps service members and core volunteers...