Kaua‘i apartment residents challenge DHHL as eviction looms

The Garden Island File

Affordable housing advocates from left Fern Holland, Laura McCain, Alice Switzer and Melory Mande held up signs as cars drove by on Kuhio Highway near the Courtyards at Waipouli apartments on Wednesday, May 31, 2023.

Residents at an apartment complex in Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i, are rallying to fight the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands’ (DHHL) proposed acquisition of their building, which they say would evict about 300 current residents in over 80 units.