Helping teachers land homes

  • Karina Hernandez teaches English and Language Arts to Konawaena High School 10th graders. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Karina Hernandez teaches English and Language Arts to Konawaena High School 10th graders. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Karina Hernandez teaches English and Language Arts to Konawaena High School 10th graders. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — In a state where just 51 percent of its public school teachers are still teaching five years after being hired, a California company is hoping to give teachers a little more security by helping them become homeowners through a partnership with the Hawaii Executive Conference and Hawaii Community Foundation.