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HAWAIʻI ISLAND HOUSING COALITION

30.6%

Households on Hawaiʻi County who must use
over 30% of their
monthly income toward a shelter payment.

13,300

Housing units needed
by 2025 for
Hawaiʻi County. 

OUR GOAL

61%

 Percent of income
Hawaiʻi County
residents pay for
housing + transportation.
The highest in the State.

Reduce the shelter burden for Hawaiʻi Island residents
by providing a spectrum of housing options

OUR STRATEGIES

Increase Home Production and Preservation

Support Land Use Policy that Promotes Equity and Affordability

Support the Development of Vacant Parcels Tied to Infrastructure

​Establish a Revolving Fund for Housing Options​

HAWAI'I ISLAND
HOUSING MARKET DATA

SEPTEMBER 2022 SALES AND PERMIT DATA
SEPTEMBER 2022 SALES AND PERMIT DATA

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MEDIAN RESIDENTIAL SALES PRICE BY DISTRICT | 2022
MEDIAN RESIDENTIAL SALES PRICE BY DISTRICT | 2022

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OCTOBER 2022 | NOTES)
OCTOBER 2022 | NOTES)

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SEPTEMBER 2022 SALES AND PERMIT DATA
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HOUSING COALITION MEMBERSHIP

MEMBER
MEMBER ORGANIZATION
SECTOR
Ashley Kierkiewicz
Hawai'i County Council (District 4)
Government
Betsy Cole
The Kohala Center
Education
Brooke Brebrick
North Kohala
Business; Philanthropy; Individual/Community Member
Byron Yogi
Earth Balancing / Akamai Working Group
Business
Chad Unrein
Mockingbird Tiny Homes
Business; Individual/Community Member
Charene Haliniak
Office of Hawaiian Affairs
Government
Crissy Oblero
Family Assessment Center @ Uluwini
Social Services
Danielle Minchew
Queens QCIPN/ Native Hawaiian Kilohana
Social Services
Darryl Oliveira
HPM Building Supply
Business
Elizabeth Murph
Catholic Charities Hawaii
Social Services
Jacqueline Miguel
Neighborhood Place of Puna
Social Services
James Miller
WWU & Ho'oulu Lahui
Education
John Bailey
DelveFore
Business
Kaikea Blakemore
Hawaii Green Growth
Government; Education; Business; Social Services; Individual/Community Member
Kalehua Kukahiko
Self
Individual/Community Member
Kanani Aton
Kapuahi LLC
Business; Individual/Community Member
Kanani DeLary
Pahoa
Individual/Community Member
Kevin Carney
EAH Housing
Business
Lauren Avery
Waimea Resilience Hub
Individual/Community Member
Mattson Davis
Kailua Kona
Business
Nicolette Hubbard
Hamakua (CDP)
Business
Shadey Lopes-Kamakeeaina
Hawaiian Community Asset
Education; Social Services
Sherrie Galdeira
Hawai'i Island
Business
Shirley David
St. Michael the Archangel Church
Faith Group
Stephanie Donoho
Kohala Coast Resort Association
Business
Sterling Higa
Housing Hawaii's Future
Education
Tanya Jernigan
Jernigan Foundation
Individual/Community Member
Tony Butindaro
Kama'aina Hale Apartments
Individual/Community Member
Tristie Licoan
ILWU Local 142 Hawaii Division & South Kohala Community Development Action Committee
Business
Xan Avendaño
Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
Philanthropy

MEETING RECAPS

October 2022 Meeting Recap

Hawaiʻi Island Housing Coalition: Easing Hawaiʻi Housing Crisis & Inclusionary Zoning

September 2022 Meeting Recap

Hawaiʻi Island Housing Coalition: Introducing Hawaiʻi Island Co-Chair & The Impact of the Coalition

August 2022 Meeting Recap

Hawai'i Island Housing Coalition: We're Not Alone, 201H, and Affordable Lending Programs

July 2022 Meeting Recap

Hawai'i Island Housing Coalition: Hawai'i County Progress To Increase Affordable Housing (Part 2)

May 2022 Meeting Recap

Hawai'i Island Housing Coalition: No May Coalition

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June 2022 Meeting Recap

Hawai'i Island Housing Coalition: Hawai'i County Progress To Increase Affordable Housing (Part 1)

April 2022 Meeting Recap

Hawai'i Island Housing Coalition: Housing Hawaiʻi's Future

March 2022 Meeting Recap

Hawaiʻi Island Housing Coalition: Western Washington University

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February 2022 Meeting Recap

Hawaiʻi Island Housing Coalition : The Housing Crisis and the Power of Community

January 2022 Meeting Recap

Hawaiʻi Island Housing Coalition : Join A Core Team!

December 2021 Meeting Recap

Hawaiʻi Island Housing Coalition : A Note from Darryl Oliveira

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Through a series of articles, the Hawaiʻi Island Housing Coalition aims to raise awareness on the growing challenges and collective efforts to meet the housing needs in our community and address the wide range of barriers contributing to the crisis.  

  

INFRASTRUCTURE

Where are the parcels in residential areas that can we develop?

You can use this interactive map to toggle layers depicting vacant residential properties on Hawaiʻi Island within 100 feet of existing water infrastructure, flood zones, tsunami zones, opportunity zones, and more.

OUR TEAM

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Darryl Oliveira

Co-Chair

With over 30 years of experience in County government, Darryl Oliveira appreciates the value of the relationships between government, private industry, and the community to address the complexity of housing affordability.

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Merrick Nishimoto

Co-Chair

Merrick Nishimoto is currently working for Hawaii Island Community Development Corporation (HICDC) as their Development Manager. His professional experience covers a broad range of work which relates very well to helping address the issue of lacking affordable housing.

RESOURCE LIBRARY

Vibrant Communities Abstract

2017 Functional Housing Plan

March 2020 Real Estate Development Opportunities and Challenges Report

Exploring the Role of Factory-Built Housing

2019 Hawai'i Housing Demand: 2020-2030

2020-2024 Consolidated Plan

Factory Built Housing Brief

2019 Hawai'i Housing Planning Study

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR OTHER STREAMS

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ECONOMY

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RESILIENCE HUBS

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EDUCATION

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HOUSING

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING