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Owner-built houses at Waianae subdivision nearly finished

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Future homeowners with gilded shovels — Melissa Torres Lopez, center left, Angelique De Mello and Adrian Hose — broke ground.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Self-Help Housing Corp. of Hawaii held a blessing and groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday in Waianae. The nonprofit is assisting 70 low-income families with building their ownhomes.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A framed home from the Team 3 project overlooks Pokai Bay.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Kahu Kaleo Patterson led a prayer at the site Wednesday during a groundbreaking.

On a hillside in Waianae with picturesque views of Pokai Bay, a dozen families have expelled a lot of sweat building their own homes for more than a year. Read more

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