PAL Kaua‘i founder earns national award


Jim Edmonds

Courtesy of Kaua‘i Board of Realtors file

Jim Edmonds, with lei to left of PAL Kaua‘i sign, and Kaua‘i Board of Realtors members and PAL Kaua‘i members and friends celebrate a golf ball drop Sept. 23 at the Kauhale O Namahana site in Kilauea.

LIHU‘E — Jim Edmonds of Kaua‘i Permanently Affordable Living and Emerald Isle Properties has been named one of the National Association of Realtors Good Neighbor Award winners for founding PAL Kaua‘i in an effort at keeping the island’s workforce from leaving and making housing available and affordable to residents on the island.