Homes for the holidays – Honolulu StarAdvertiser

Homes for the holidays – Honolulu StarAdvertiser

Similar to the kitchen triangle concept, Graham Builders has identified the ‘entertainment triangle’ consisting of the kitchen, indoor/outdoor living areas and an easy to access powder room. As the holiday season approaches, you might find yourself dreaming of...
Seeking shelter from the storm – Honolulu StarAdvertiser

Seeking shelter from the storm – Honolulu StarAdvertiser

“Another option is a safe room. Usually made of concrete masonry units, a safe room is a windowless box inside a home that provides shelter from wind-borne projectiles during hurricanes and severe storms.” – Ryan Graham, vice president, operations...
A contractor you can count on – Honolulu StarAdvertiser

A contractor you can count on – Honolulu StarAdvertiser

Licensing, liability and workers comp insurance, contract terms, availability… When you’re thinking about hiring a contractor, they’re all factors to consider. But the number of years a contractor has been in business might be the most telling factor of all. “A...
Designing for the long term – Honolulu StarAdvertiser

Designing for the long term – Honolulu StarAdvertiser

It’s been nearly 20 years since Graham Builders designed and built a home for a young couple and their two children. Although the views were stunning, the property presented challenges that could impact the home’s endurance. “Nuuanu is wet and windy so it was...
New homes designed with community in mind – Honolulu StarAdvertiser

New homes designed with community in mind – Honolulu StarAdvertiser

Some neighborhoods are respected for the history and architecture of the homes that line their streets. Consider Oak Park, Illinois, the Chicago suburb in which architect Frank Lloyd Wright spent the first two decades of his long career or New Orleans’ Garden...