Affordable Housing Project Breaking Ground In May

Haliimaile and Kihei will be the site locations for affordable housing projects developed by Aina Lani Pacific LLC. Maui residents wanting to apply for the affordable housing project have until March 31st. to do so.

The Hoku’ula in Haliimaile will have single family homes ranging from 2,208 to 2,512 square feet. Kilohana Makai will build 28 homes ranging from 1,425 to 1,817 square feet.

Aina Lani Pacific President Howard Kihune Jr. started the company in 2014. As a native of Hawaii, affordable housing is a project that is very important to him.

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Maui Dancer Crowned

Congratulations to Maui’s Shalia Kapuau’ionalani Kikuyo Kamakaokalani for being crowned this years Merrie Monarch Miss Aloha Hula! Shalia is a resident of Haliimaile and studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She has been doing hula dancing since she was 4 years old.

This is the competitions 55th year. Shalia beat out 11 other dancers for the crown. Her years of practice and hard work paid off! Congratulations on your big achievement!