July 2018

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... Read more
Modern elegance in Kailua
This Kailua home is a modern adaptation of plantation-style architecture. Built by Barker Kappelle... Read more
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... Read more
The Top Builders of 2018
When it comes to building and renovating your home, you want the Top Builders to do the job.... Read more
A Kailua home combines Old Hawaii charm with modern elegance
Inspired by an original 1950s-era plantation-style beach cottage, Barker Kappelle Construction... Read more
Ozzy’s Construction builds both homes and relationships
Ozzy Naweli leads his crew by example, with strong values and work ethic.  “We’... Read more
Atlas Construction provides top service to Hawaii homeowners
Specializing in residential custom homes, remodels and additions, owner Bruce Kim is proud of the... Read more
Radar: Fresh-air finds
Enjoy your outdoor living space even more with worry-free furnishings that’ll last, season... Read more
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.... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
Editor's notes July 2018
Some of my best memories from growing up are from the summer.  When my mom was little,... Read more
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... Read more