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Articles from April 2020 Issue
7 Floral-Inspired Décor for Your Home
Arrange your home with bright blooms and floral-inspired décor to create a space that’s...
Eco Conscious Paints to Color Your Home In
Sprucing up your home’s interior with a fresh coat of paint sounds easy enough, but...
The Value in Eco-Friendly Upgrades
"Going green” is more than just a lifestyle and designing a home with environmentally...
3 Financial Tips to Consider Before Renovating
Are you thinking of renovating your home this year? Before you can even begin, it’s important...
Hawaii’s Urban Living
Editor’s Note: AIA Honolulu is postponing Architecture Month events to later this year due to...
Investing in Photovoltaic for your Home
Homes across the country are transitioning from fossil-fueled electricity to cleaner energy options...
What’s New with Renewable Natural Gas
Reduce, reuse, recycle — most people are familiar with these three methods of keeping it...
Human-centric Lighting in Your Home
Lighting is an important aspect of design. A rising trend among designers, scientific researchers...
New Front-load Washing Machine Makes Your Laundry Cleaner
Three hundred loads of laundry — that’s the amount of washing and drying that families...
7 Ways to be More Energy Efficient
Living in paradise can be costly — on both your wallet and the environment. Reduce your...
Advancing Sustainability in Hawaii and Worldwide
Hawaii’s model for sustainability is catching on, as the number of places implementing green...
The Path to Island Resilience
Oahu is one of the best places to live on the planet, with our mountain ranges, beautiful beaches...
Inspiring Communities to be More Sustainable
What does the future of Hawaii hold? Hawaiian Electric wants to make sure it’s green. The...
Moving Together Toward 100% Renewable Power
Hawaiian Electric is clearing benchmark after benchmark as it drives toward its goal to be 100%...
Taking Your Energy-Saving Commitments to the Next Level
As the worry around climate change grows, you might be looking for bigger ways to make a positive...
Hawaiian Electric is Working to Build a More Modern Grid
To reach the state’s 100% renewable energy goal by 2045, Hawaiian Electric is working on...
Customers Have a Huge Role in Meeting Renewable Energy Goals
It’s all hands on deck as Hawaiian Electric works toward 100% renewable energy by 2045....
Geothermal Energy Aims to Resume on Hawaii Island
Hawaii Island is set to see an increase in its renewable power generation. Puna Geothermal...
Electric Vehicles Are Now More Within Reach
Marking a milestone in hawaii’s electric vehicle adoption, Oahu students will soon be getting...
Hawaii's Public EV Charging Stations Map
Hawaii’s EV charging station infrastructure grows more robust to meet the demand of the...
Honolulu Rail's Role in Renewable Energy
Once remaining rail tracks are laid and the system is energized, Oahu’s largest electric...
New STEM Center for Excellence for Hawaii's Students and Teachers Nears Completion
Thin mints, samoas, tagalongs, do-si-dos — hearing these cookie flavors is sure to conjure up...
Boy Scouts Work Together to Improve the Community
Boy scouts learn many skills as part of their program. As members of the Aloha Council Boy Scouts...
Turning the Tide: Community Effort to Reach Sustainability Goals
“This decade that we are entering is perhaps the most critical time that we have … to...
An Institute for Change
Hawaii faces a number of threats to its environment, from rising temperatures and oceans to...
This Charming Condo Gets a Fresh New Look
As the sunlight’s soft glow fills this home’s living room, a sense of calm settles over...
East Oahu Home Renovated into a Contemporary Oasis
Two years ago, on friday the 13th, a flash flood swept across Kalanianaole Highway and severely...
3 Prominent Architectural Styles of Hawaii
Hawaii’s architecture profile has grown through the years, with borrowed designs and...
Editor's Notes: April 2020
This month’s issue takes us inside two homes that were renovated after severe water damage:...