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February 2019

How to Maximize your ADU

If you’re ready to take advantage of the newly expediting permitting process for building an Accessory Dwelling Unit, there’s a few guidelines to be aware of before you start designing the perfect ADU.  To help, here’s Home Planning Hawaii’s handy checklist for determining your eligibility for ADU construction…   Your property is not “landlocked,” meaning the land meets with the road directly or via a driveway or easement. An additional Read More

Three Tips for Building a New Home in Hawaii

With Hawaii’s housing market continuing to see rising costs and limited availability, homeowners and builders are getting creative when it comes to new construction. And with Oahu Mayor Kirk Caldwell encouraging both residents and builders to explore affordable housing options like Accessory Dwelling Units and multigenerational housing, issues like sustainability and longevity are more important than ever. Hoping to build a new home on the islands this year? Here’s three Read More