New & Renovated Homes

Home Cooling: Chill Out

Check out these ideas for how to stay cool this summer without emptying your wallet.
By Tom Kunz

Hawaii Home: Sandy Feet Welcome

A North Shore beach house serves as a hub for entertaining and family fun.
By Joanne Romero

Hawaii Home: Bright Improvements

Multiple renovations and an efficiency makeover transform this Kahala beachfront home.
By Dena Cassella

Hawaii Home: A Cottage Grows in Kailua

A charming remodel allows for plenty of breathing space, indoors and out.
By Mindy Pennybacker

Hawaii Homes: Changing Perspective

A local developer builds the first multifamily net-zero-energy project in the state.
By Lacey Mikulich

A Whole New Plan

These companies may change the way you build your home.
By Sabra Morris

Hawaii Homes: Laid-Back Living

Pacific Home outfits a Kailua home for the ultimate in beach style.
By Jenny de Jesus

Hawaii Homes: Neo Bungalow

A talented designer creates a stylish, functional space for a young Nuuanu family.
By Sabra Morris

Hawaii Homes: Family Function

Barker Kappelle Construction remodels a family home for maximum efficiency.
By Joanne Romero

Hawaii Homes: Starting From Scratch

A young Manoa couple takes the first step to build its forever home with help from Graham Builders.
By Jenny de Jesus

Hawaii Homes: Real Homes, Real Savings

Gentry Homes’ newest eco-friendly models combine affordability and green living.
By Lisa Scontras

HHR TV: Inside Look

Get an insider's video peek at Haleakea by Gentry.

Hawaii Homes: Moving Up, in Style

The Vanguard Lofts offers New York-style living in the heart of Honolulu, with flexible design and updated floor plans.
By Sabra Morris

Hawaii Homes: Comfort by Design

An interior designer helps a Kahala family create its dream home.
By Lance Tominaga

Virtual Tour of Room to Grow

Get an inside look at the September 2010 New & Improved home, with commentary from design/build architect, Karl Mench.

Hawaii Homes: Room to Grow

Explore a new home built on old family land.
By Jenny de Jesus

Hawaii Homes: A New Tradition

A Nuuanu home fuses modern living with Old Hawaii.
By Jesse J. Leung

2010 AIA Editor's Choice Award: Structured Evolution

A home designed as a teaching vehicle for architect Vladimir Ossipoff inspires a new group of collaborators.
By Sabra Morris

Meet the Architect

See why we chose this home for our AIA Editor's Choice Award.

Hawaii Homes: Opened House

Major structural changes let light and life into this Kailua home.
By Sabra Morris

Hawaii Homes: Summertime and the living's easy ...

Comfort is No. 1 when designing the ultimate laid-back Lanikai cottage.
By Jenny de Jesus

Past Perfect

Mokulua Woodworking revives a 1920s home.
By Joanne Romero

Discover the Possible

Affordable green home options in Ewa Beach
By Matt Tuohy

Dream Within Reach

Wasco Builders creates a custom home for a couple on a budget.
By Jenny de Jesus

Home Stretch

A remodel and redesign give a Kailua condo room to breathe.
By Joanne Romero

Hapa Hale

Homeworks Construction blends Bali and New York to build a North Shore home that’s the best of both worlds.
By Jenny de Jesus

The Ultimate Open Plan

A little ingenuity goes a long way in one young architect’s first condo.
By Jenny de Jesus

Happy Blendings

This one-story condo combines traditional Japanese and island-style design to function on multiple levels.
By Sabra Morris

Making History

An extensive team of experts goes to great lengths to preserve a historic Pearl Harbor home.
By Sabra Morris

Perfect Pitch

An intended remodel turns into a new, custom build.
By Sabra Morris

Flip to Forever

When a project goes even better than expected, a flip turns into a forever home.
By Joanne Romero

A Better Way to Live

12 inspirational projects that make the most of the space we have.
By Joanne Romero

Modern Rock

San Francisco architect Craig Steely designs one couple's Big Island dream home—on a lava field.
By Jenny de Jesus

Breathing Space

A talented team of experts creates a great island getaway on a very challenging lot.
By Sabra Morris & Jenny de Jesus

Hidden Treasure

A savvy couple finds the perfect spot to call home and the right design/build team to create it.
By Sabra Morris

For the Greener Good

A Kailua couple watches their dream home come to life, complete with smarter, greener design.
By Joanne Romero

Rescue Me!

Four experts breathe new life into old spaces with dramatic remodels.
By Sabra Morris

Coastal Color

Pacific Home outfits a Kauai respite for lots of easy living.
By Jenny de Jesus

Designer Digs

The talent behind SoHa brings a personal touch to a 1,300-square-foot town home.
By Joanne Romero

All Together Now

An innovative design/build team creates a truly tailored dream home for three generations to enjoy.
By Sabra Morris

Honolulu's New Loft Style

An innovative team defines loft living for urban Honolulu.
By Sabra Morris

Mixed Media

An interior designer breathes new life into her own space with color, light and the right furniture.
By Sabra Morris

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