Design for Your Surroundings-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Design for Your Surroundings-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Our beautiful islands are known around the planet for glorious weather. However, as locals know very well, Oahu has its own “climate zones” — areas whose weather patterns and conditions are subtly different from the sunny stereotype. “Some properties get a lot of...
Building a Comfortable Home-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Building a Comfortable Home-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Building a house that feels like home from the moment one enters the front door is a real joy. In ways that are not always immediately visible, there’s more to comfort than plush seating, luxurious pillows and warm accent lighting. According to Ryan Graham, vice...
Design Tips for Easy Home Maintenance-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Design Tips for Easy Home Maintenance-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Great modern residential design pays attention to aesthetics, functionality, uniqueness — and easy maintenance. “There are a number of ways in which a home’s design can specifically reduce cleaning and maintenance — or make those tasks easier for homeowners,” says...
Improve your existing space-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Improve your existing space-Honolulu Star Advertiser

According to Malia Yee, senior designer for Graham Builders of Honolulu, sufficient storage space is a coveted amenity on most homeowners’ wish lists. “Most of our clients include improvement of their current storage situations as a major goal of a remodel or new...