Architecture & Design

Articles from September 2017 Issue

Editor's Notes
As you pass by an interesting-looking house, do you wonder about the story behind it? We do, too... Read more
Tropical Retreat
From the time Seth Sutherland began contemplating his dream home, one thing was clear — there... Read more
Planting Roots
Modern tropical leaf patterns have planted roots on home décor, and we’re digging this style... Read more
Behind the Build - Results Construction
Builder Profile   Front : Blaine N., Leilani P., Maile P., Jacky A. Back: Ron... Read more
Behind the Build - Koolau Builders
Builder Profile Left Front Row: Mason Goodrich, Wyatt Yee, Rob Hurley, Brandon Hiromoto,... Read more
Behind the Build - Homeworks Construction
Builder Profile Wendy Wei, Vice President/CFO Jim Byxbee, President/CEO Marshall... Read more
Behind the Build - S.S. Builders, Inc.
Builder Profile  Front row : David Rios, Seth Sutherland, Natalie Sutherland... Read more
Behind the Build - Graham Builders Inc.
Builder Profile Front : Krystyn  Llaguna, Evan Fujimoto, Renee Alipio, Bonnie Oda... Read more
Setting Sail
2017 AIA Honolulu Design Awards - Editor's Choice Award.  Dry docked on the... Read more
Connecting Family
2017 AIA Honolulu Design Awards - Editor's Choice Award, Finalist.  This... Read more
Detail Driven
2017 AIA Honolulu Design Awards - Editor's Choice Award, Finalist.  The architects of... Read more
Plant Perfect
It all started over a sandwich.  “There’s a Subway near where I live in... Read more
Just Window Shopping
Windows are often overlooked when thinking about home projects and upgrades, but investing in a... Read more
What’s New
Even the best home can be made a little bit better. Check out the latest from some of our favorite... Read more
Accent Marks
Accent walls can add just the right touch to any living space.  The first step is to choose... Read more
Monthly Maintenance
For most people, a home is the largest investment they’ll make. That’s why it’s... Read more
Proper Planning
With the cost of moving simply too high, more Hawaii residents are choosing to modify their homes... Read more
Storm Front
No matter if it's hurricane season or not, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency recommends... Read more
The Ottoman Empire
Ottomans add style — and versatility — to any living space. “I love ottomans... Read more
Industry Watch: Annual Design Awards Pay Tribute to Roots
In 1926, six pioneering architects — Hart Wood, Charles W. Dickey, Walter L. Emory, Marshal H... Read more
Maui Home Thoughtfully Redesigned
Clearly, time and neglect had taken a toll on this Maui home. “The property had been vacant... Read more