Lottery Numbers Drawn for Maui’s Kulamalu Hale
A total of 380 numbered applications were picked up during the Lottery Application Week for the County of Maui’s new Kulamalu Hale affordable family housing project.
The 56 unit affordable family rental housing complex is located in the Kulamalu Town Center in Pukalani, Maui, Hawaiʻi. The project consists of 16 one-bedroom/one bath units and 39 two-bedroom/one bath units (and one manager’s unit).
According to Hale Mahaolu, 258 applications were returned before the deadline to determine pre-qualification for entry into the lottery, and 380 lottery numbers were pulled and assigned in order to the corresponding application number.
Hale Mahaolu’s Kulamalu Hale Management Team of Danie-Lyn Oliveira and Ann Makekau, along with County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concerns representative Gille Petersen were on hand to pull the numbers.
Letters have been mailed to each applicant advising them of their lottery number draw and will include interview appointment times for the first round of qualifying applicants to begin the formal qualification process. Those who are not selected for initial occupancy will be placed on the wait list in the order their lottery number was pulled.
The project is still under construction and estimated move in is targeted completion date to mid-to-late August.
Hale Mahaolu Executive Director Roy Katsuda expressed his appreciation to the opening team on the coordination and execution of the application launch. “With a very short window of time, we saw a tremendous response from the community demonstrating the need for affordable rental housing.” said Katsuda. “From individuals, young families and seniors, all are seeking an affordable place to rent. Those who comprise the initial occupants will be lucky indeed to live in a brand new affordable rental complex in a beautiful community.”
Carol Reimann, Director of Housing & Human Concerns said, “We are pleased that the Maui County’s Kulamalu Hale project will soon be coming to fruition; and that 56 local families will soon have affordable rental units in Pukalani.”
Questions regarding Kulamalu Hale can be directed to (808) 872-4108. Applications are available at all Hale Mahaolu housing sites or by calling the main office at (808) 872-4100.
Hale Mahaolu, a private non-profit corporation organized in 1967, has experience as sponsor, developer, owner, and manager of 14 properties (over 1040 units) in Maui County, including the islands of Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi, for the past 50 years. The corporation’s purpose is to develop and manage safe, sanitary, decent housing as well as provide supportive services for very low to moderate income elderly and families throughout Maui County.
Their objective is to provide rental housing, related facilities, and supportive services specially designed to meet the physical, social, and psychological needs of residents, and to contribute to their health, security, happiness, and usefulness in longer living.