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...
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...