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Articles from July 2018 Issue
Spend the summer vacation in your own backyard
If the idea of flying the family to an exotic (and expensive) destination this summer is out of...
Modern elegance in Kailua
This Kailua home is a modern adaptation of plantation-style architecture. Built by Barker Kappelle...
Mark your calendar: July seminars and summer sales
Take a crash course in the homebuilding process, from drawings to completion, in as quickly as two...
The Top Builders of 2018
When it comes to building and renovating your home, you want the Top Builders to do the job....
A Kailua home combines Old Hawaii charm with modern elegance
Inspired by an original 1950s-era plantation-style beach cottage, Barker Kappelle Construction...
Ozzy’s Construction builds both homes and relationships
Ozzy Naweli leads his crew by example, with strong values and work ethic. “We’...
Atlas Construction provides top service to Hawaii homeowners
Specializing in residential custom homes, remodels and additions, owner Bruce Kim is proud of the...
Radar: Fresh-air finds
Enjoy your outdoor living space even more with worry-free furnishings that’ll last, season...
Use landscape lighting to showcase your outdoor spaces
As the long summer days slip into dusk, your fun doesn’t have to be taken indoors....
A downtown Honolulu condo kitchen gets a contemporary makeover
When Erik and Jenny West bought their condo unit in the Capitol Place condominium complex, they had...
Upgrade your windows to beat the heat and reduce electricity bills
Living in the tropics can take a toll on your home, but you can protect your interior from the...
These backyard swimming pools take outdoor recreation to the next level
For all of the many beautiful beaches Hawaii has to offer, nothing beats the serenity and privacy...
4 outdoor island showers to freshen up your summer
Outdoor showers: They’re just another reason we’re so lucky we live Hawaii. In a...
This open-concept Kahala kitchen is designed around a unique island
When kitchens are transformed into open-concept spaces, islands take the stage. In this modern...
Enjoy a backyard picnic with these outdoor accessories
Ah, the sun’s out, the surf’s up and the kids are out of school -— it’s...
Editor's notes July 2018
Some of my best memories from growing up are from the summer. When my mom was little,...
Industry Watch: The insider guide to kitchen and bath remodels
Summer is one of my favorite seasons of the year: The lazy days spent with my family, hanging...