Interior Design

Eye on Design: 12 Designers with Talents Traversing Form and Function

Meet these local designers and get started on your remodel today.
By Dena Cassella

Area Rugs: Floor Decor

Liven up your space with some style underfoot.
By Dena Cassella

Small-Space Strategies: Full Flex

Stretch every room of your home to make your small space feel larger.
By Joanne Romero

31 Ways to Get Organized in 31 Days

Get clutter-free by incorporating these strategies today, this week and this month.
By Jenny de Jesus

Designer Notebook

By Jenny de Jesus

Tiare's Tips: Great Design Materials

Here are some of my favorite green options for essential design finishes.
By Tiare Noelani Cowan, CKD, Allied ASID, of Archipelago Hawaii, Refined Island Designs

21 Smart Upgrades for Small-Space Living

The pros share their tricks for making a small home feel larger.
By Jenny de Jesus

12 in 24

12 upgrades, each in 24 hours or less.
By Sabra Morris & Jenny de Jesus

The Obtainable Sustainable Home

Eco-friendly furniture and accessories bring thoughtful style to any room.
By Joanne Romero

Tiare's Tips

Gradually Green
By Tiare Noelani Cowan, CKD, Allied ASID, of Archipelago Hawaii, refined island designs

Finishing Touch

The latest structural and furniture surfaces are tactile, designed to intrigue the mind and fool the eye.
By Sabra Morris & Joanne Romero

Larger Than Life

BIG ideas for making the most of a small space
By Jenny de Jesus

Designing for Small Spaces

Follow these guidelines to make tiny areas feel larger.
By Tiare Noelani Cowan, CKD, Allied ASID, of Archipelago Hawaii, refined island designs

The Stuff of Dreams

Stylish beds and bedding make a relaxing sanctuary a reality.
By Jenny de Jesus

Designing a Great Bedroom

By Tiare Noelani Cowan, CKD, Allied ASID, of Archipelago Hawaii, Refined Island Designs

Working from [a Modern] Home

A Kailua architect and contractor turns his once-tiny and outdated home into a modern live/work space.
By Sabra Morris, Photos by Olivier Koning, Featured Architect: Karl Mench of Concept to Completion, Featured Designer: Jennifer Johnson of Pacific Home

2008 Make Over Your World Winner: A New Room for Living

Hawaii Home + Remodeling and HomeWorld present our second annual Make Over Your World contest winner.
By Sabra Morris, Photos by David Croxford

Cool It

Bring down the temperature without bringing down your bank account.
By Joanne Romero, Photos by David Croxford


Living green starts at home; it’s one of our favorite mottos. Here are a few ways to incorporate green life into every room in your house.
By Sabra Morris

Big Island Bungalow

Without hugging trees, a Waimea builder designs an energy-efficient home.
By Merideth Kimble

Of Land and Sea

Homeowners reinvent an ’80s-era pole house for refined beachside living.�
By Alice Keesing

Art House

Pacific Home makes an art of casual beachfront living.
By Leslie Lang

We Do It Island Style

Beautify your indoors with these shopping ideas, tips and tricks. We talked with the experts and perused stores across Oahu to help you create an Island style that brings the outdoors in.
By Elaine Terry

Kailua Hideaway

Homeowners in search of a calm beachside home found the perfect location, and a builder with a matching personality.
By Merideth Kimble


No two stones are alike
By Mark Berthold

Be Seated

By Merideth Kimble

Zen Master

Homeworks Construction retools a Portlock oasis.
By Mark Berthold

Manualua Secret

Archipelago, Refined Island Interiors, delivers exceptional results.
By Peter Lawrence

Shady Characters

The table lamp has grown up, from utilitarian light source to art form with something to say. Light up with these lamps from showrooms around Oahu.
By Merideth Kimble

The Art of Wool

...and other materials that make a great soft floor.
By Tony Moon

Swatch Watch

This season we’re turning to warm, dark chocolates for comfort & punchy brights to boost our moods. But how do you build a room around them?
By Alice Keesing

Summer Living

Park yourself in the perfect seat for the summer season.
By Aimee Harris

What You See Is What You Will Get

A new high rise features virtual interior design
By Merideth Kimble

Chaise the Sun

Luxury Lounging in the Great Outdoors
By Merideth Kimble

Natural Well-Being

Living green starts at home with nontoxic, recycled and even recyclable goods.
By Merideth Kimble

Big Ideas for Small Spaces

Trying to decorate your small place? Here are some multifunctional, adjustable and space-saving furniture solutions that we couldn’t pass up.
By Aimee Harris

Keiki Collection

Making room for baby, toddler and teen.
By Aimee Harris

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