July 2016

Articles from July 2016 Issue

Unicorn and Pineapple Float
Float on with these fun inflatables.
Gas Grill
Grill like a pro with the Kenmore Four-Burner Gas Grill with Top Sear Drawers and Steamer.
Microfiber Towel
Vibrant accessorty art adorned with Michal Abramovits's paintings.
Fire Pit
A sophisticated version of campfire cooking.  
Bamboo Lantern
Light up the night with the Moana Bamboo Lantern from Kaypee Soh.
Design Trends to Watch
Here are the newest trends in home design that Hawaii will see in the coming months and years,... Read more
The Test of Time
Seventeen years ago, an Eastside family spent a lot of time and effort designing their dream... Read more
What’s Always in Your Fridge?
“Protein. I always have some sort of protein in my fridge. My favorite is steak. And, of... Read more
The Experts' Guide to Your Home - Architecture
Why hire an architect? To protect yourself before, during and after the building  process.... Read more
Curated Condo
The owner of this Hawaii Kai condo knew there were a lot of features missing from her cramped... Read more
Condo Renovation Tips
If you live in an older condo with a lanai you rarely use, think about enclosing that space to gain... Read more
Grand Approach
It all started with Kelii Wilson’s grandfather. “He wasn’t formally trained,... Read more
The Experts' Guide to Your Home - Renewable Energy
From storing solar energy to living in cool comfort with air-conditioning, there are plenty of... Read more
Enhance the Heart of Your Home
A kitchen may be the heart of the home, but it is really only as good as its appliances. That... Read more
Pooling Around
Blue Lagoon Featuring C & J Contracting Bill and Mary Brennan sum up the look of their old... Read more
Condo Ownership vs. Renting: What Makes More Financial Sense?
We all know homes in Hawaii are expensive, but so is rent. The ever present question is: What... 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 Note
After another weekend of HGTV binge watching — yes, our family might have a problem —... Read more
Raising the Barstool
Considering the addition of a kitchen island? Don’t underestimate the importance of barstools... Read more
Transform Your Living Space
Homes and offices are much more than just spaces in which to sleep and work. All surroundings... Read more
Saving Vida Mia
Her name, Vida Mia, means “my life”— a Spanish term of endearment and a fitting... Read more