KEALAKEHE, Hawaii (KHON2) — The state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands has broken ground on the construction of 60 homes in the Villages of Lai Opua in Kealakehe on the Big Island.

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This is the department’s second rent-with-option-to-buy project.

The first one is in Kapolei on Oahu.

The first homes are expected to be completed in the middle of next year.

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