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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...

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 |...

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...

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 a...

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...