Affordable housing: Will it materialize in Hawaii?
By Vicki Viotti
Aug. 12, 2012
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JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM / 2011 The Kekuilani Gardens affordable housing complex in Kapolei is shown here, one of many owned by the Hawaii Public Housing Authority. Housing professionals, advocates and government officials will gather next month to advance strategies to provide more affordable housing for Hawaii’s people.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM Kahu Kordell Kekoa led a blessing at Kuhio Park Terrace in May 2011 after some renovations to the housing project were done; completion of the entire redevelopment is expected by year’s end. The trend seems to be moving away from government-built affordable housing and toward development and renovation of units by private partners, aided by government.