Koa'e Makana

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Koa'e Makana is a workforce housing rental property currently under construction in Koloa, Kauai. Built using Low Income Housing Tax Credits, HOME, Housing Trust Funds, and a private mortgage, Koa'e Makana will feature  133 rental units and one resident manager's unit scattered across 23 low-rise multi-plex apartment buildings and a community center.


33 apartments at Koa'e Makana will receive Project-Based Section 8 Subsidy.


Property Information:


Twenty-three (23) Two-story walk-up residential buildings

with parking on the ground floor

Unit Type:             

Forty-one (41)      1-Bedroom Apartments

Sixty (60)              2-Bedroom Apartments

Thirty-two (32)    3-Bedroom Apartments



Water, Sewer, Electricity Included in rent.


Community Center that will feature:

- a Community Room 

- Property Manager's Office 

- Laundry facility on-site



“NO PET POLICY”  | Accommodation considered for verifiable service animals

Occupancy Limit:      

  • One Bedroom:         1 to 3 people

  • Two Bedroom:         2 to 5 people

  • Three Bedroom:      3 to 7 people

Income Limit:      

Effective 4/24/2019 - **subject to change per HUD's annual income limits

Kaua'i, Hawaii Area Median Income Levels by person

(%Median Income Limit:             1 person; 2 person; 3 person; 4 person)

30% Median Income Limit:       $ 18,900; $ 21,600 ;$ 24,540; $ 29,620

50% Median Income Limit:       $ 31,500; $ 36,000; $ 40,500; $ 45,000

60% Median Income Limit:       $ 37,800; $ 43,200; $ 48,600; $ 54,000


(%Median Income Limit:             5 person; 6 person; 7 person)

30% Median Income Limit:       $ 34,780; $ 39,780; $ 44,860       

50% Median Income Limit:       $ 48,600; $ 52,200; $ 55,800      

60% Median Income Limit:       $ 58,320; $ 62,640; $ 66,960      

*View current income limits*


Effective 4/24/2019 - **subject to change per HUD's annual rent guidelines 

Monthly                         1 Bedroom          2 Bedroom           3 Bedroom    

50% AMI - Rent:          $ 843                 $ 1,012                $ 1,170

60% AMI - Rent:​           $ 1,012               $ 1,215                $ 1,404            


For household earning at or below 30% AMI, Rent is based upon approx. 30% of household’s total adjusted annual income.



Property management will observe preferences listed below, prioritized in the order of the list below and sub-lists: 

  1. Resident(s) who are employed within the Koloa Tax Zone, as defined by the County of Kauai

  2. Resident(s) of the island of Kauai

  3. Resident(s) of the State of Hawaii


 Applicants will be required to show proof of residency or employment.

*Person(s) with a Housing Choice Voucher have priority within each Preference Pool*

**Person(s) who are displaced by government action or a Presidential Declared Disaster will have priority over all preferences** 

**Person(s) who are disabled/handicapped will be given preference for ADA units**


Initial Placement - Lottery System:

The selection lottery was held on July 1stLottery results for the general drawing and sorted by preference pools are available via the links at the top of this page. Placement in a unit is subject to preferences and program qualifications. For more information on the lottery, please refer to the lottery procedures in the resources section.



Koa'e Makana

Applications Team

(O): (808) 735-9099 ext. 1

(e): koaemakana@mdihawaii.com



3165 Waialae Avenue #200

Honolulu, HI 96816


P: 808-735-9099

F: 781-295-3427

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Mark Development, Inc. has been providing affordable housing opportunities for the people of Hawaii since 1977. Today, Mark Development, Inc. manages and/or owns 10 properties in Hawaii with 550+ units. Our staff is certified with over 27 years of experience in the affordable housing industry.