Casey Olsen Receives Keys to Home by Habitat for Humanity Leeward O‘ahu

Posted on Apr 2, 2019 in Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, News Releases, Slider

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 2, 2019

Casey Olsen Receives Keys to Home by Habitat for Humanity Leeward ‘Oahu

On Saturday, March 30 Casey Olsen and his ‘ohana received the keys to their brand new 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home in the Kanehili subdivision of Kapolei, ‘Oahu.ohe home was built in partnership with Habitat for Humanity Leeward O‘ahu.

“I just want to thank everyone involved, the volunteers who came out every weekend, Habitat and Hawaiian Homes, this is a blessing,” Olsen said.

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands utilized NAHASDA funds in order to assist Olsen with his construction loan. DHHL and Habitat for Humanity Leeward ‘Oahu have two more homes in Kanehili that are scheduled to begin construction in 2019.

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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS:

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands carries out Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole’s vision of rehabilitating native Hawaiians by returning them to the land. Established by U.S. Congress in 1921, with the passage of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, the Hawaiian homesteading program run by DHHL includes management of over 200,000 acres of land statewide with the specific purpose of developing and delivering homesteading.

Media Contact:
Cedric Duarte
Information & Community Relations Officer
Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
[email protected]

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