Na Hale Makoa: Affordable Housing

Na Hale Makoa: Waikoloa’s Newest Affordable Housing

Coming Summer of 2025

Sprouting from the previously vacant expanse at the crossroads near Kamakoa Nui Park, Na Hale Makoa, is an affordable housing development slated to break ground soon. Nestled just behind Kapii Place and Kaiao Way, at 68-3491 Iwikuamoo Drive, the location blends convenience with scenic views.

An In-depth Peek into Na Hale Makoa

Here’s a snapshot of what future residents can anticipate:

  • 140 Units: Featuring a harmonious blend of 1, 2, and 3-bedroom homes distributed across 14 splendid residential buildings.
  • Affordable Living: Tailored for low to moderate-income households, with rents ranging between $529 to $3,669/month. Eligibility revolves around the Area Median Income (AMI) for Hawai’i island, set between 30% and 140%.
  • Accessibility: Positioned along the northern end of Waikoloa, Na Hale Makoa is will feature an abundance of parking and easy access from Paniolo Ave.
  • Community Spaces: At its core lies a park featuring a variety of family friendly and resident amenities.

Amenities Galore for a Lively Community Experience

Na Hale Makoa doesn’t just offer a home; it promises a lifestyle. Here’s a sneak peek:

  • Community Amenities:
    • Recreation Center: Perfect for meetings, social events, and after-school activities. Facilities include a Management Office, a cutting-edge resource and technology center with high-speed internet, a fully-equipped kitchen, and restrooms.
    • Outdoor Spaces: Enjoy a sprawling lawn, perfect for recreational activities and family gatherings, which boasts picnic zones, a keiki playground, and pedestrian-friendly walkways and bike paths. Not to mention, the shade trees ensuring a cool environment and bike racks for eco-friendly commuting.
    • Community Gardens: An oasis for gardening enthusiasts, enabling them to cultivate fresh, wholesome produce.
  • Unit Amenities:
    • Functional Interiors: Every unit will feature an in-built washer and dryer, range, refrigerator, and disposal.
    • Elegant Finishings: Homes are adorned with plush carpets and vinyl plank flooring.
    • Eco-friendly Features: Benefitting from solar water heating and a solar hot water system, ensuring cost-effectiveness.
    • Comfort Details: Units will be embellished with window coverings, spacious storage closets, and private covered lanais/balconies.
    • Pet-friendly: Because furry friends are family too!

Resident Qualifications:

To qualify for residency, tenants must earn at or below 140% of the area median income limit for the island of Hawai’i.

Coming Soon!

Construction is poised to commence in early 2024, with the first residents expected to be welcomed by summer 2025.

Broadening Waikoloa’s Horizon

Na Hale Makoa is a pivotal part of an extensive vision for affordable housing on the Big Island, setting the stage for a dynamic and inclusive Waikoloa Village. It’s noteworthy that these landmarks stem from County-owned terrains, and are distinct from the Waikoloa Village Association.

In wrapping, Na Hale Makoa isn’t just another housing complex; it’s a much needed community-centric lifestyle haven that will benefit Hawaii Island’s working class.

For more information, visit Pacific Housing Assistance Corporation or County of Hawaii.

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