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Hawai‘i Community Lending to Receive $2.4 Million for Native Community Development Financial Institution Relending Demonstration Program

Hawai‘i Community Lending to Receive $2.4 Million for Native Community Development Financial Institution Relending Demonstration Program

Today USDA Rural Development Hawai‘i/Western Pacific State Director Chris Kanazawa (pictured above left) announced the partnering with Hawai‘i Community Lending...
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Hawai‘i Community Lending Receives $5M Investment to House Native Hawaiians

Hawai‘i Community Lending Receives $5M Investment to House Native Hawaiians

Hawaiʻi Community Lending received a $5 million investment from the Stupski Foundation to expand the nonprofit’s affordable housing fund focused...
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Workshop scheduled for DHHL agricultural lessees of Naiwa Homestead on Molokai

Workshop scheduled for DHHL agricultural lessees of Naiwa Homestead on Molokai

The Nāʻiwa Homesteaders Program will host a two-day workshop for Molokaʻi’s Nā‘iwa Homesteaders Community on Thur., Sept. 28, and Fri.,...
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Local banks take lead on offering mortgage forbearances to Maui homeowners [MauiNow]

Local banks take lead on offering mortgage forbearances to Maui homeowners [MauiNow]

American Savings Bank, Bank of Hawai‘i, First Hawaiian Bank, and Central Pacific Bank joined Hawaiʻi Community Lending, a Hawaiʻi-based nonprofit...
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Hawai‘i Community Lending Launches Fund to Prevent Displacement of Native Hawaiians Impacted by Maui Wildfires

Hawai‘i Community Lending Launches Fund to Prevent Displacement of Native Hawaiians Impacted by Maui Wildfires

Hawaiʻi Community Lending (HCL) today announced the launch of the Kānaka Anti-Displacement Fund to prevent displacement of kānaka maoli (Native...
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Money Continues To Pour In For Maui’s Recovery [Civil Beat]

Money Continues To Pour In For Maui’s Recovery [Civil Beat]

More than $494 million in relief funds for Maui has been pledged in the form of government assistance, private donations...
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HUD Announces Assistance for Hawai‘i in Wake of Fires

HUD Announces Assistance for Hawai‘i in Wake of Fires

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the implementation of federal disaster relief for...
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Nā‘iwa Homesteaders virtual workshop scheduled for DHHL agricultural lessees [Maui Now]

Nā‘iwa Homesteaders virtual workshop scheduled for DHHL agricultural lessees [Maui Now]

The Nā‘iwa Homesteaders Program announced its upcoming virtual workshop on the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands Farm Plan for agricultural...
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USDA Rural Development Partners with the Hawai‘i Community Lending to Expand Access to Homes in Hawai‘i

USDA Rural Development Partners with the Hawai‘i Community Lending to Expand Access to Homes in Hawai‘i

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Hawai‘i/Western Pacific State Director Chris Kanazawa announced today that the Agency has entered...
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More Homeowners Eligible for Mortgage Assistance as Homeowner Assistance Fund Program Expands

More Homeowners Eligible for Mortgage Assistance as Homeowner Assistance Fund Program Expands

After more than a year in operation, the Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) Program is expanding to provide more assistance and...
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MOLOKAI: Long-awaited farmland on horizon for lessees [Maui News]

MOLOKAI: Long-awaited farmland on horizon for lessees [Maui News]

High costs, lack of infrastructure have kept 58 lessees from moving onto lots A preliminary site plan shows the layout...
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American Savings Bank Invests More Than $4.3 Million in Hawaiʻi Community Lending

American Savings Bank Invests More Than $4.3 Million in Hawaiʻi Community Lending

Investment supports homeownership for native Hawaiians on Hawaiian home lands American Savings Bank (ASB) partnered with Hawaiʻi Community Lending (HCL)...
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Meeting to discuss Hawaiian homestead project on Molokai [Maui News]

Meeting to discuss Hawaiian homestead project on Molokai [Maui News]

Hawai’i Community Lending will hold an informational meeting to discuss the $1.5 million Na’iwa Homestead Project to build packaged homes...
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Learn about Three million in emergency funds for Kauaʻi homeowners facing hardship

Learn about Three million in emergency funds for Kauaʻi homeowners facing hardship

Hawai‘i Community Lending, in partnership with Kauaʻi County, will provide information about the Homeowners Assistance Fund on March 1 at...
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NATIVE CDFIs: DIFFERENCE MAKERS for INDIAN COUNTRY

NATIVE CDFIs: DIFFERENCE MAKERS for INDIAN COUNTRY

Interview Series The Native CDFI Network (NCN) developed the “Native CDFIs: Difference Makers for Indian Country” interview series to cast...
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$1.5M in grants will help Molokai residents build and own homes [Maui News]

$1.5M in grants will help Molokai residents build and own homes [Maui News]

Hawai’i Community Lending has received grant awards totaling $1.5 million that will help the native Hawaiian community on Molokai achieve...
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$398,000 grant allows for launch of Native Hawaiian Owner-Builder project on Molokaʻi [MauiNow]

$398,000 grant allows for launch of Native Hawaiian Owner-Builder project on Molokaʻi [MauiNow]

Hawai‘i Community Lending announced grant awards totaling $1.5 million that aim to increase economic stability on Moloka‘i by helping the...
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Homeowner Assistance Fund Expands to $3M for Kauai Homeowners

Homeowner Assistance Fund Expands to $3M for Kauai Homeowners

Lihue, Kaua‘i, HI (November 22, 2022) – Building on the success of the past year, the Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF)...
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Homeowner Assistance Fund Expands to $9M to Help Hawaii Island Homeowners

Homeowner Assistance Fund Expands to $9M to Help Hawaii Island Homeowners

Hilo, Hawaiʻi Island, HI (November 22, 2022) – Building on the success of the past year, the Homeowner Assistance Fund...
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Success Story: Making a plan and sticking to it—as a family

Success Story: Making a plan and sticking to it—as a family

Buying a home should be a family affair, and the Mokulehua ‘Ohana made sure that their new home was a...
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OHA grants to assist housing, business programs in Maui County

OHA grants to assist housing, business programs in Maui County

The Maui News The Office of Hawaiian Affairs on Tuesday approved a $1.36 million grants package, which includes funding for...
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Office of Hawaiian Affairs awards $1.36 million in grants to four nonprofits

Office of Hawaiian Affairs awards $1.36 million in grants to four nonprofits

The Economic Stability Community Grant will help 58 Native Hawaiians in Nāʻiwa, Molokaʻi, by establishing a culturally relevant program that...
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Why Rent Relief in Hawai‘i Became a National Model – [Hawaii Business Magazine]

Why Rent Relief in Hawai‘i Became a National Model – [Hawaii Business Magazine]

The government program helped over 13,000 households. One reason it succeeded may have been that people who had experienced housing...
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Kahua Newsletter Spring 2022

Kahua Newsletter Spring 2022

Aloha from your housing team!​ As we celebrate Spring, we celebrate growth and renewal, hope and strength. Photo: Top Row...
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Homeowners Can Prevent Foreclosure with Help from Expanded ‘Homeowner Assistance Fund’

Homeowners Can Prevent Foreclosure with Help from Expanded ‘Homeowner Assistance Fund’

A newly expanded fund provides options for homeowners on Hawai‘i Island and Kaua‘i who are in financial hardship prevent foreclosure....
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Oha Expands Emergency Financial Assistance Program For Native Hawaiians

Oha Expands Emergency Financial Assistance Program For Native Hawaiians

Oha Expands Emergency Financial Assistance Program For Native Hawaiians For immediate release. Feb. 1, 2022 (HONOLULU) - Beginning Feb. 1, 2022,...
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Know Your Options to Prevent Foreclosure Workshops

Know Your Options to Prevent Foreclosure Workshops

Know Your Options to Prevent Foreclosure Workshops Homeowners on Hawai‘i Island and Kaua‘i are encouraged to register for one of...
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Hawaiian Community Assets Launches New Web Presence as Usage Ramps Up

Hawaiian Community Assets Launches New Web Presence as Usage Ramps Up

HONOLULU, HI (November 22,2021) – With more grants and programs available every day to help Hawai‘i residents, Hawaiian Community Assets (HCA) is...
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Congratulations to the 2021 Ho‘okele Award Recipients ~ Advancing Nonprofit Excellence

Congratulations to the 2021 Ho‘okele Award Recipients ~ Advancing Nonprofit Excellence

The Ho‘okele Award pays tribute to leaders from the nonprofit sector – the guiding forces in our community who strive...
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The Garden Island News ~ Homeowner Assistance Fund opens for Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i residents

The Garden Island News ~ Homeowner Assistance Fund opens for Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i residents

LIHU‘E — A mortgage assistance program through Hawai‘i Community Lending has opened up for Kaua‘i residents. The Homeowner Assistance Fund,...
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Native Hawaiian Farmers Encouraged to Apply for Renter and Homebuyer Programs

Native Hawaiian Farmers Encouraged to Apply for Renter and Homebuyer Programs

Wailuku, Maui, HI (July 27, 2021) – Hawaiian Community Assets (HCA) is aiming to fill a critical need in the...
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Press Releases

Hawai‘i Community Lending Receives $5M Investment to House Native Hawaiians

Hawai‘i Community Lending Receives $5M Investment to House Native Hawaiians

Hawaiʻi Community Lending received a $5 million investment from the Stupski Foundation to expand the nonprofit’s affordable housing fund focused...
Read More
Hawai‘i Community Lending Launches Fund to Prevent Displacement of Native Hawaiians Impacted by Maui Wildfires

Hawai‘i Community Lending Launches Fund to Prevent Displacement of Native Hawaiians Impacted by Maui Wildfires

Hawaiʻi Community Lending (HCL) today announced the launch of the Kānaka Anti-Displacement Fund to prevent displacement of kānaka maoli (Native...
Read More
HUD Announces Assistance for Hawai‘i in Wake of Fires

HUD Announces Assistance for Hawai‘i in Wake of Fires

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the implementation of federal disaster relief for...
Read More
More Homeowners Eligible for Mortgage Assistance as Homeowner Assistance Fund Program Expands

More Homeowners Eligible for Mortgage Assistance as Homeowner Assistance Fund Program Expands

After more than a year in operation, the Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) Program is expanding to provide more assistance and...
Read More
American Savings Bank Invests More Than $4.3 Million in Hawaiʻi Community Lending

American Savings Bank Invests More Than $4.3 Million in Hawaiʻi Community Lending

Investment supports homeownership for native Hawaiians on Hawaiian home lands American Savings Bank (ASB) partnered with Hawaiʻi Community Lending (HCL)...
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Meeting to discuss Hawaiian homestead project on Molokai [Maui News]

Meeting to discuss Hawaiian homestead project on Molokai [Maui News]

Hawai’i Community Lending will hold an informational meeting to discuss the $1.5 million Na’iwa Homestead Project to build packaged homes...
Read More
$398,000 grant allows for launch of Native Hawaiian Owner-Builder project on Molokaʻi [MauiNow]

$398,000 grant allows for launch of Native Hawaiian Owner-Builder project on Molokaʻi [MauiNow]

Hawai‘i Community Lending announced grant awards totaling $1.5 million that aim to increase economic stability on Moloka‘i by helping the...
Read More
Homeowner Assistance Fund Expands to $3M for Kauai Homeowners

Homeowner Assistance Fund Expands to $3M for Kauai Homeowners

Lihue, Kaua‘i, HI (November 22, 2022) – Building on the success of the past year, the Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF)...
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Homeowner Assistance Fund Expands to $9M to Help Hawaii Island Homeowners

Homeowner Assistance Fund Expands to $9M to Help Hawaii Island Homeowners

Hilo, Hawaiʻi Island, HI (November 22, 2022) – Building on the success of the past year, the Homeowner Assistance Fund...
Read More
Success Story: Making a plan and sticking to it—as a family

Success Story: Making a plan and sticking to it—as a family

Buying a home should be a family affair, and the Mokulehua ‘Ohana made sure that their new home was a...
Read More
Meet Jeff Gilbreath, HCL Executive Director

Meet Jeff Gilbreath, HCL Executive Director

Housing is a human right, not a privilege for only those who can afford to pay the most. This conviction...
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Homeowners Can Prevent Foreclosure with Help from Expanded ‘Homeowner Assistance Fund’

Homeowners Can Prevent Foreclosure with Help from Expanded ‘Homeowner Assistance Fund’

A newly expanded fund provides options for homeowners on Hawai‘i Island and Kaua‘i who are in financial hardship prevent foreclosure....
Read More
Oha Expands Emergency Financial Assistance Program For Native Hawaiians

Oha Expands Emergency Financial Assistance Program For Native Hawaiians

Oha Expands Emergency Financial Assistance Program For Native Hawaiians For immediate release. Feb. 1, 2022 (HONOLULU) - Beginning Feb. 1, 2022,...
Read More
Know Your Options to Prevent Foreclosure Workshops

Know Your Options to Prevent Foreclosure Workshops

Know Your Options to Prevent Foreclosure Workshops Homeowners on Hawai‘i Island and Kaua‘i are encouraged to register for one of...
Read More
Native Hawaiian Farmers Encouraged to Apply for Renter and Homebuyer Programs

Native Hawaiian Farmers Encouraged to Apply for Renter and Homebuyer Programs

Wailuku, Maui, HI (July 27, 2021) – Hawaiian Community Assets (HCA) is aiming to fill a critical need in the...
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