Building on the Big Island: Step 2 – Choosing Your Architectural Style

Following up on our previous blog about Building on the Big Island of Hawaii, once you have selected your lot, it’s time to determine what architectural style you want. There are many directions you can choose. This covers some of the most common and most popular requests we receive. RESORT CONTEMPORARY According to the Home Planning Hawaii blog, “You’ll know …

The Difference Is in the Details

“Greg’s focus on details reflects his longstanding dedication to his craft.” – Shane Kitchens One of the key pieces of feedback we receive is about our clients’ happiness with our attention to detail. This is something we take very seriously so it means a lot to us when clients tell us they notice. Why does this matter? In construction and …

Tips on How to Find the Right Size Ceiling Fans

As the saying goes, one should buy small ceiling fans for small rooms and large ceiling fans for large rooms. While this may sound like an ancient proverb, choosing the right size ceiling fan ensures maximum performance, style, and above all – comfort. The right size ceiling fan will do more than just keep you cool; it can also save …

Designing A Home in Kona Hawaii for Passive Cooling

Hawaii’s trade winds are well known for the breezes that gently blow across the islands. But there are no trade winds on the Kona Coast. In Kona, the typical weather pattern starts with an early morning downslope breeze that transitions into a late morning / early afternoon upslope, with wind and cloud cover along with rain in the late afternoon …