Builds

On Saturday, April 27th, 2024, volunteers from HPM Building Supply gathered at the Kaua`i Habitat for Humanity jobsite in Waimea to celebrate National Volunteer Week. What a better way for the Partner Level Sponsor to recognize the week than by spending the day building homes, communities and hope with the nonprofit? HPM Building Supply has a long history of supporting affordable...

For a second year in a row, Rent-A-Center has partnered with Kaua'i Habitat for Humanity by joining its Builders Guild house sponsorship program. Membership in Kaua'i Habitat for Humanity's Builders Guild enables sponsors to make a meaningful difference in our community by ensuring ongoing success is possible with gifts of house sponsorships. Builders Guild members are recognized for their contributions...

On August 8, 2023, devastating wildfires hit three cities on the island of Maui – Kula, Kihei, and Lahaina. Among the three fires, the most devastating damage occurred in Historic Lahaina resulting in families, businesses, and communities losing everything overnight. The disaster left thousands of residents displaced, including our sister affiliate’s (Habitat for Humanity Maui) partner families. The Lahaina wildfires wiped away...

On Wednesday June 21, 2023 Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity held a groundbreaking and blessing ceremony in Waipouli at the site of its Kauhale O Waipouli project. The groundbreaking will kick off the infrastructure development with the offsite waterline work performed by Kaiwa Construction, Inc. "We are excited to be starting the Kauhale O Waipouli project," said Doug Haigh, President of the...

[caption id="attachment_12522" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ross Anthony, M.Ed.[/caption] You always hear us talking about how wonderful our volunteers are. When you hear this, you probably picture people in hard hats swinging hammers. Well, there are plenty of ways to make an impact at Kaua'i Habitat without ever picking up a hammer. One example is videographer, editor and volunteer Ross Anthony, M.Ed., who visited...

A group of students who are a part of a college ministry at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga called The House spent a day volunteering with Kaua'i Habitat for Humanity during their spring break. The mission of The House is helping college students discover real life in Jesus Christ. The students were drawn to Kaua'i because of the beauty of...

Once again, we are blessed to have had an amazing Hawaii Village Build team building with us. Team Van Rooy has been making an impact on Kaua'i by building homes and hope with us since 2016, and we were so grateful to have them back. The team had to face some challenging obstacles before the scheduled build trip. But this resilient...

We once again were blessed to have a Hawaii Village Build Team visit the island to build homes, communities and hope with us. This team of nine led by seasoned team leader, Jean Currie, took on multiple tasks as they volunteered at our construction site and ReStore. The team consisted of several familiar faces as well as a few newcomers....

When you think of a Habitat Team Build, the first thing that comes to mind is building homes. But often more than that is produced while spending the day working side by side serving others. I couldn't help thinking that on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, when twelve employees from Rent-A-Center arrived on the 'Ele'ele Iluna jobsite. The team members all work...