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New board president for Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE The board of directors of Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii confirmed Steve Machesky, owner and president of Kokua Contracting and Project Management, as its new board president. Machesky has served as vice president for the past two years, and was the project manager for the very successful ‘Blitz Build’ in 2012, during which […]

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Habitat for Humanity surpasses 1 million families served worldwide

MEDIA RELEASE Habitat for Humanity has helped more than 1 million families— representing 5 million people in more than 70 countries—improve their living conditions since the organization was founded in 1976. Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii contributed to this global effort to offer a hand up to more families in need of adequate shelter. Since […]

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Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii responds to Puna hurricane recovery

MEDIA RELEASE Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii will be responding across multiple neighborhoods to repair homes damaged by Hurricane Iselle. The large and powerful storm affected hundreds of people in the Puna region, and staff from Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii has been working with local organizations to assess the scope of the damage and […]

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Wolfhounds, Cobras volunteer for Habitat for Humanity

Sgt. Dallas Keck: ‘It is actually my first time volunteering in uniform. Instead of just seeing us riding in our vehicles; they now see us on the ground assisting in the community.’

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Habitat celebrates 800,000th home worldwide

MEDIA RELEASE Habitat for Humanity marked a major milestone Nov. 6 when it began construction of the 800,000th home that the organization has built, rehabilitated or repaired around the world since it was founded in 1976. The home is being built by Atlanta Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii is among the more […]

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Final orientation for Habitat offering at Kamakoa Nui

MEDIA RELEASE This is the last chance to attend an orientation for the Habitat homes at Kamakoa Nui in Waikoloa. It will be 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 at Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii, which is in the Kaloko Light Industrial Park in Kailua-Kona. You must attend in order to get an application. To qualify, […]

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Habitat for Humanity receives OHA award

MEDIA RELEASE The Office of Hawaiian Affairs recently awarded Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii a grant in the amount of $293,455 for its “Building Homes, Building Hope” home building project over a two year period ending in 2015. “Our project specifically addresses the Office of Hawaiian Affairs strategic result of Stability in Housing, and is […]

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Recruiting volunteers for Ocean View build

MEDIA RELEASE Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii is recruiting volunteers for a home build in Ocean View scheduled for this June. “We built four homes in Ocean View and look forward to our next build – Our First Veteran Build. We will need the support of the community – skilled volunteers, unskilled volunteers, churches, service […]

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Redemtech provides laptops for Habitat families

MEDIA RELEASE Habitat for Humanity International is partnering with Redemtech, a world leader in refurbishing large volumes of PC’s from businesses. Redemtech has committed to provide computers for 10,000 Habitat for Humanity partner families through its Microsoft Approved Refurbishing (MAR) computer program including genuine Microsoft software and other initiatives. As a participant in this program, […]

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Rotary clubs present $20,000 Blitz Build check

MEDIA RELEASE The Rotary Club of Kona, Rotary Club of Kona Sunrise and Rotary Club of Kona Mauka recently presented Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii a $20,000 down payment check for the upcoming Lai Opua Blitz Build. The $20,000 down payment is the first installment of monies that the Rotary Clubs have raised towards their […]

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‘Project Compassion’ benefits Habitat for Humanity (July 29)

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Denny’s is once again welcoming ‘Project Compassion’ to benefit a Big Island cause. Customers who eat at Denny’s in Kona between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. Sunday, July 29 will be helping Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii. Ahead of its Blitz Build in September, Habitat for Humanity and Rotary Club of Kona […]

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Food donations needed for Kona Blitz Build

Food donations needed for Kona Blitz Build

MEDIA RELEASE Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii has operated out of Kona since 2002 with a goal of providing homes for low-income families along the entire west coast of the Big Island. Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii has built homes in Ocean View, Waimea, Captain Cook, and Kawaihae. This September, it seekz to build in […]

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The Aloha Quilters present a custom crafted quilt to a family who has a home being built by Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii in Kawaihae.

Aloha Quilters present custom crafted quilts to Habitat for Humanity families

“The Aloha Quilters approached us about making quilts for our Habitat children and we thought that it was a wonderful gift,” stated Margo Takata, Community Relations Director.

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Habitat for Humanity Blitz Build logo design contest deadline Tuesday (Feb 14)

Help us design a logo for our Blitz Build and you could win a $100 Shopping Spree at Lanihau Center in Kona! It’s easy – Design must incorporate the Blitz Builder Logo/Name, the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands Logo/Name, the Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii logo/name, and the theme “Laulima Na ‘Ohana – Working Together […]

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