New $46 million housing complex helps fill ‘a tremendous and urgent need’ for Waikoloa

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Dean Halemanu brings a traditional Hawaiian pu'olo, containing an offering, during the dedication of the newly finished Waikoloa Family Affordable housing complex in Waikoloa Village. Halemanu is living in the complex with his family.

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Coalition for Specialized Housing President Jeff Emerson speaks during a dedication Wednesday for the recently completed Waikoloa Family Affordable rental complex in Waikoloa Village. It's the coalition's first housing project on Hawaii Island.

This is an aerial view of the $46 million Waikoloa Family Affordable complex, which is located in Waikoloa Village.

A new affordable rental housing complex has opened in Waikoloa Village for qualifying families and kupuna.