News & Events

Read the great article in The Garden Island newspaper about the achievements made by our current 17 partner families during Homeownership Month in June! These new homebuyers spent the month of June working hard in all phases of construction in order to achieve the dream of homeownership. The 17 homes in this phase of the 'Ele'ele Iluna subdivision are expected...

SPECIAL UPDATE Kauai Habitat for Humanity begins long-term flood recovery work around the island Aloha to our dear supporters, Twenty five years ago community need and generous donations helped establish our affiliate here on Kauai in the aftermath of Hurricane Iniki. We mobilized then to further the island’s long term recovery through construction of affordable homes for families in need. Since then, we have...

It was a very exciting day as artists and students from our immersion schools arrived at the Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity ReStore to begin putting paint to the highway side of the building. For now the students, as well as community members, are just putting colorful handprints on the wall as a base for the future mural. By touching and...

When reviewing the website "Friends of Milo Spindt", which highlights the candidates priorities while running for Kaua‘i County Council, building affordable housing is high on his list. It's important to him that we create a community in which our children can afford to live here too. It's a priority we share. This past weekend, Milo and his friends arrived on...

It was a beautiful day for building homes and hope on Kaua‘i! On Saturday, May 12th, more than 50 volunteers came together to participate in this years annual National Women Build Week event. Women Build week runs from May 5th-May 13th and encourages women to volunteer and advocate for affordable housing in their communities. We at Kaua‘i Habitat had a...

A new trend has started among college students. It's called alternative spring break and offers students a chance to travel while helping communities at the same time. Recently we were able to benefit from this trend first hand, as students from Portland Community College visited Kaua‘i and spent most of their time working along side a local family who was...

In case you missed it, there was a great article about the generosity of retired Merchant Marine Capt. James Richards and his wife Sharon in The Garden Island. The article highlights the couples willingness to match donations made to Kaua′i Habitat up to $50,000! To read the article "Merchant Marine captain gives back" click here. To take advantage of the...

We are gearing up for this years National Women Build Week and were delighted to see the article published in The Garden Island calling for women on island to participate in the event. To read the article "Kauai Habitat calling all women" as it appeared in The Garden Island newspaper click here. ...

We were so excited to attend a luncheon where RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) honored the many men and women on Island who make a difference in our community through volunteerism. Kaua‘i Habitat is but one of the many nonprofits on Island who benefit from the great work these individuals do. In particular, the steady contributions made by Loren...