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February 2017

Three Steps to Understanding Shoreline Building

Building or renovating beachfront properties in Hawaii comes with a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Creating your dream home while protecting the natural beauty of the islands can be difficult, but it is also a chance to build creatively and leave a positive impact on the community. Considering building near the coastline? Here’s our go-to checklist for making the process easier and more convenient. Step One: Know your land Read More

Modern Retro: A guide to modern island architecture with roots in Hawaiian history

We’ve talked about the history of Hawaiian architecture before — focusing on traditional designs that offer a sense of timeless elegance to new builds. But if you’re looking more a more adventurous aesthetic, the latest trends in residential architecture incorporate modern styles while paying homage to mid-century modern design. Featuring different materials, clean lines, and lots of light, it might be time to find an architect who specializes in making Read More