comscore Puuhonua o Waianae completes first, prototype house to help residents relocate from nearby harbor
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Puuhonua o Waianae completes first, prototype house to help residents relocate from nearby harbor

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                                Above, Puuhonua o Waianae residents work fronting the new house.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, Puuhonua o Waianae residents work fronting the new house.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Above, Puuhonua o Waianae resident Sara Baird, left, and James Pakele, president of Dynamic Community Solutions, stand inside the new house at the mauka village in Waianae Valley.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, Puuhonua o Waianae resident Sara Baird, left, and James Pakele, president of Dynamic Community Solutions, stand inside the new house at the mauka village in Waianae Valley.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                James Pakele, president of Dynamic Community Solutions, moves panels outside the newly built house at the mauka village in Waianae Valley. Puuhonua o Waianae cleared 20 acres it acquired in March 2020 and built its first new permanent house, a duplex with two A-frames. It plans to build 80 duplexes in the valley, clean up the makai camp and move everyone up to the permanent housing.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    James Pakele, president of Dynamic Community Solutions, moves panels outside the newly built house at the mauka village in Waianae Valley. Puuhonua o Waianae cleared 20 acres it acquired in March 2020 and built its first new permanent house, a duplex with two A-frames. It plans to build 80 duplexes in the valley, clean up the makai camp and move everyone up to the permanent housing.

Until recently Matt Tabag- Kalua lived in a tent on state land at Waianae Small Boat Harbor, alongside 200 other residents of Puuhonua o Waianae Houseless Makai Village. Read more

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