Design and build your own home

The Vacant Lot Award is an award to an applicant who would like to design and construct his or her own home on a parcel of land with infrastructure developed by DHHL. For more information regarding the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, please click on the link below.

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Benefits of a Vacant Lot Award

You can design and build your own home

You select your own contractor

Infrastructure improvements are provided by DHHL.

Turnkey awards program

Learn more about Pre-built Single Family Homes

Recognizing that some beneficiaries are no comfortable with, or able to, plan, design, and organize the construction of a home, the department develops turnkey homes for their convenience.


Pu‘uhona Homestead

Project size

47.4 acres


137 turn-key single-family residences

Vacant lots

24 vacant improved single-family lots

Average Lot size

Approximately 7,500 sq. ft.