She’ll be home for Christmas

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Naiah Makamae Pacarro of the Big Island cleanses her hands with the drippings from the roof of her grandmother Donna Friend’s new Kauai Habitat for Humanity home Friday before performing a hula at the key-passing celebration in Anahola.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Video cameras roll as Donna Friend chants and her granddaughter Naiah Makamae Pacarro of the Big Island does a hula kahiko Friday during the key-passing celebration for Friend’s Kauai Habitat for Humanity home in Anahola.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kauai Habitat for Humanity board member Leona Sa McDermott, left, joins homeowner Donna Friend in celebrating opening the door to Friend’s new home Friday during the key-passing celebration in Anahola.

ANAHOLA — A cool misting rain dusted the gathering of people in the garage of the new home on Anahola Road as a guest greeted Donna Friend, presenting her with a potted poinsettia.

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