House Dedications

On Friday, May 17, Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity held a Homeowner Recognition Ceremony to celebrate the completion of homes by its largest group of homebuyers since the inception of the organization in 1992. Staff, volunteers, donors, government officials, family, and friends were present to celebrate the accomplishments of the 17 families who now reside in the ‘Ele‘ele Iluna subdivision. Those...

It was a beautiful gathering as we celebrated the accomplishments of Phrystal Bacio, Mele DeCosta and Shawntel Yadao at a House Dedication ceremony to honor our newest homebuyers. The celebration began with an opening pule by Catherine Shiningstar Ka'auwai who works as the Family Services Manager for Kaua'i Habitat. "This is my favorite part of the process," stated Catherine, "I...

On Friday, April 20, 2018 our ′Ele′ele Iluna subdivision was filled with government officials, board members, staff, homeowners, volunteers and supporters as we dedicated twelve new homes in the neighborhood. We were thrilled as the Rev. Lynn Kahaunaele-Ferreira blessed the work that was done by the many onlookers. Now celebrating our 25th year of providing affordable housing solutions on Kaua′i, we...

Just in time for Christmas, our newest homebuyer Donna Friend, received the keys to her new home in Anahola. It was a celebration as Kaua‘i Habitat staff, volunteers, donors, government officials, family and friends gathered as Kaua‘i Habitat dedicated and passed the keys to it's 138th home built on Kaua‘i. Dennis Fujimoto from The Garden Island newspaper was in attendance...

This past Friday we were able to celebrate the accomplishments of our two newest homebuyers in Anahola! Keys were passed as we dedicated our 133rd and 134th homes on Kaua‘i to the Bungula and Lopez families. We wish these wonderful families nothing but happiness in the years to come! Congratulations!  ...

The wait for an affordable house on Kaua‘i is over for six well deserving families. On Friday, May 27th, 2016 Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity dedicated it's first six homes of phase II of the ‘Ele‘ele Iluna neighborhood project. The dedication included a blessing and key passing ceremony for the homes of Marti Smith, Nick Wehrly, Jeremy and Rebekah Albano, Cory Carveiro...

Many thanks to The Garden Island newspaper and photographer Dennis Fujimoto for sharing our events and accomplishments with Kaua‘i. Read the latest article highlighting Kaua‘i Habitat's 117th home....

It was a beautiful morning as staff, volunteers, friends and neighbors gathered in Anahola to watch Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity present the key of it's #117 home to Vern Kauanui and Don Baker this past Friday. The ceremony began with Assistant Carpenter Drew Wolenter dressed in traditional Hawaiian attire blowing the conch shell. It was homeowner Vern Kauanui's wish to...