Eleele Iluna Subdivision

On Friday, March 26, 2021 Kaua'i Habitat for Humanity passed the keys to five new homes on Kaua'i. It marked the end of the long but rewarding journey (made especially difficult by this past years obstacles), of building ones own home. The deserving homebuyers include Nerissa Durant, Cosme Amulacion, Robert Williams, Zachary Kawai, and Russ Kanahele. In light of safety concerns...

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 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...

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 critical...

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 the...

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...