The Green Issue

Articles from April 2017 Issue

Greenhouse Effect
Add plants to your home to keep your living spaces looking fresh and your air even fresher. For... Read more
Living in the Stone Age
For ages, natural stone has been used as the primary building material to create some of history... Read more
Finding The One
Kate and Brian Beres knew this Kailua house was “the one” for their family of five. It... Read more
Starting From Scratch
When the owners of this condo at the Admiral Thomas building in Makiki bought the unit, they knew... Read more
Pulling up to this expansive home on a steep street on Hawaii Loa Ridge, the wind hits you the... Read more
Companies Carve Out Eco-Friendly Practices
While many home-improvement companies offer a variety of eco-friendly products, there is also work... Read more
Safe at Home
Homeowners in Hawaii have experienced impressive growth in home values over the past few years.... Read more
You don't need to sacrifice style for sustainability. Furniture made from reclaimed... Read more
Leafy Greens
Need more greens in your living spaces? Get your fix with these suggestions to help you get started... Read more
Star Treatment
If living greener is on your agenda this year, think about investing in the latest energy-efficient... Read more
Rejuvenation Room
Bathrooms with a view. It’s a design feature that used to be only seen in grand homes, but it... Read more
What Is It?
WHAT IT IS: This new self-locking, board-straightening tool is used to hold boards straight while... Read more
Go Green!
Environmentally-friendly home products have become an expectation. Fortunately, there are plenty of... Read more
Go Natura
There are many ways to go green at home, from recycling and composting, to using natural cleaning... Read more
Industry Watch
Ohana means family. And, in today’s market, with not nearly enough housing to meet demand,... Read more
Monthly Maintenance
For most people, a home is the largest investment they’ll ever make. That’s why it... Read more
Editor's Notes
It’s called eco-guilt. I’m guessing by now we’re all doing pretty well at... Read more