hawaii first community venturesContact Information

Laura Aguirre
65-1158 Mamalahoa Hwy., Suite 2D
Kamuela, HI   96743
Phone: (808) 885-6600


Mission Statement
Providing Hawaii County with the tools and resources necessary to obtain self sustainability.


Hawaii First Community Resource Center Program Goal
Strengthen Hawaiʻi Island communities by maintaining or creating opportunities for community residents, establishment of community revenues, and providing sound financial alternatives to the social problems resulting from our current economic hardships.


Hawaii First Community Resource Center along with their Individual Development Account program, small business development and financial education training gave the Mehau family the confidence to believe that they could own a family business which would provide them with sustainability, allowing them to also provide service to their community. Today they are known as Mama’s House, located in Waimea.