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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

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

61%

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

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

october 2021

Hawaiʻi Island Market Statistics

Provided by Kealohanui Browning | Hawaiʻi Life

with data from 

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Land

Median Sales Price

$42,250

Active Listings

95

Average Days On Market

1041

Condominiums

Median Sales Price

$488,750

Active Listings

29

Average Days On Market

95

Single Family Homes

Median Sales Price

$499,000

Active Listings

38

Average Days On Market

412

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.

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vibrant communities

Choice | Connection | Belonging

The Hawaiʻi Island Housing Coalition is exploring the development of small scale neighborhoods, designed to promote community built on the values of Vibrant Hawaiʻi.

JOIN US

Monthly meetings are held 3rd Thursdays of each month

1:00-3:00PM via Zoom

Our Team

Kaikea Blakemore

Co-Chair

Kaikea K. Blakemore is from Puna, Hawai’i and is the Community Development Specialist for Neighborhood Place of Puna. Kaikea is passionate about sustainability and ending homelessness.

Darryl Oliveira

Co-Chair

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

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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FINANCIAL RESILIENCE

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RESILIENCE HUBS

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EDUCATION

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ECONOMY

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HEALTH AND WELLbeing