Decide if now is the time to update your home-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Decide if now is the time to update your home-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Remodel or rebuild? It’s a question that occasionally confounds homeowners with older houses whose bones just aren’t “quite right.” Remodeling involves changing the structure or layout of a home, removing walls or changing the flow or structure of a building. Rebuild,...
Purposeful, adaptable spaces-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Purposeful, adaptable spaces-Honolulu Star Advertiser

“We should learn from the snail,” wrote iconic American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. “It has devised a home that is both exquisite and functional.” Not unlike the snail, Mike and Michelle Naito took their time building their dream house. They began the process with...
Build with the best-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Build with the best-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Three out of 4 adults age 50 years and older would prefer to stay in their homes as they age, according to a recent AARP survey. One Oahu couple decided to plan proactively, working with Honolulu design/build firm Graham Builders to create a residence that will...
Highlighting nature in design-build-Honolulu Star Advertiser

Highlighting nature in design-build-Honolulu Star Advertiser

“In Hawaii, your home extends to the boundaries of your property.” — Kurt Mitchell, AIA When it comes to residential design, the team at Graham Builders approaches each project with a carefully informed awareness of the potential of the relationship between a home and...
Transforming your home– Honolulu StarAdvertiser

Transforming your home– Honolulu StarAdvertiser

When thinking about remodeling or rebuilding a home, many focus on the tangible items of the project. Without a doubt, construction methods and materials are vital. But a home construction project can spawn other valuable transformations. Here are three additional...