Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Season 5 Episode 1

Akana Family

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Sep 30, 2007 on ABC

Episode Fan Reviews (2)

Write A Review
out of 10
20 votes
  • A series classic

    The Akana family: Ben, Momi and their children Keahi, Kuulei, Maka and Poli.

    Honolulu, Hawaii is the farthest to date that the team has traveled to help out a deserving family.

    Momi was the first in her family to go on welfare.

    Momi created Keiki o ka'Aina, a non-profit group that helps out poor families. She ran this group out of her own house for many years. Through it she was able to help 9000 families!

    The Akanas live next to a river. A major flood washed away more than half of the home's foundation. The rest of the home could be washed away at any point in time, especially during the rain season.