Building Industry Magazine - September 2012 - (Page 29)

SpotlightOnSuccess Paanau Village, Phase 2 “This is an example of what can be accomplished when partnerships are formed that aim to meet the housing needs of our workforce.” — Mayor Bernard Carvalho, Jr., County of Kauai (in July 2011 when the project broke ground) Meeting a Primary Need Kauai County Mayor Bernard Carvalho, Jr. is referring to the newest affordable housing complex on the island, Phase 2 of Paanau Village, located in Koloa across from the Kukuiula master-planned development. The county held a dedication ceremony on June 28. General contractor Shioi Construction, Inc. participated in a July 7 groundbreaking ceremony for the project, which is being developed by the Kauai Housing Development Corp. Occupancy at the second phase of Paanau Village is restricted to households at or below 60 percent of the Kauai median household income limits: one person, $35,580; two people, $40,620; three people, $45,720; four people, $50,760; five people, $54,840; and six people, $58,920. Monthly rents, which include water and sewer, will range from $575 to $850. The new 50-unit residential complex has a mix of one, two and three-bedroom rental units spread among five wood-framed, three-story buildings. All the apartments feature solar water heating, washers and dryers, granite countertops, ceiling fans in all rooms and storage closets | 25 on lanai. Other amenities include a community center and tot lot. The project itself sits on a 4-acre parcel that was conveyed to Kauai County at no cost by Kukuiula Development Co. to satisfy a zoning condition. One of the parking areas for the complex opens to the Ala Kalanikaumaka, or western bypass road. Kukuiula Development also constructed an extension of Paanau Road to provide access to the second phase of the complex. (Editor’s note: The first phase of Paanau Village opened in 1994 and is comprised of 60 units.)

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Building Industry Magazine - September 2012

Contents Page
Alternative energy
Inside NAIOP
NEWS BEAT: Construction Begins on Rail Maintenance Facility
UH Manoa to Get New Athletics Complex
Courtyard at Marriott Opens on Maui
AIA Plans Heroic Canstruction
Summit to Build Kau Gym
Servco Gives Back
Lahaina’s Golden Arches Goes Green
HSWAC Awards Third Construction Contract
Kiewit Supports Higher Education
Best Practices
Contracts Awarded
Spotlight on Success: Paanau Village, Phase 2
Industry Icon
Low Bids
News Makers
New Products

Building Industry Magazine - September 2012