The nonprofit Faith Action for Community Equity is hosting a summit on Saturday focused on Hawaii’s affordable housing crisis.

Mayor Kirk Caldwell will open the conference at the State Capitol at 9 a.m. with a discussion of his proposed housing strategy.

“FACE believes that there is no silver bullet for solving Hawaii’s housing ills. So we are sponsoring a community-wide discussion between real people and a diverse group of interestes with a a stake in housing policy,” said FACE leader Rev. Bob Nakata in a press release.

In addition to nonprofits, attendees will include developers like Howard Hughes Corp. and government agencies such as the Hawaii Community Development Authority that’s managing growth in Kakaako.

Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the conference will last until 3 p.m.

LeadCrop Building cranes in Kakaako on March 17, 2014.

Kakaako continues to grow, but few of the new residential units are considered affordable for low-income people.

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