2016 National Women’s Build Week

Habitat for Humanity’s National Women Build Week is help annually the week or two before Mother’s Day.  This year, Honolulu Habitat for Humanity held two build days to support this initiative.  One of BASIC’s main missions is to encourage women to explore the carpentry trade, so this was right up our alley.  On Saturday, May 7,…

Shop Time with Farrington High School Youth

Not all youth thrive in a traditional academic setting.  Lack of success and disinterest in academics can lead students towards distractions–ones that have lifelong ill effects.  Farrington High School no longer has a woodshop and for students who only respond to hands-on learning environments, they have one less reason to care about school. This academic…