Single-Wall Construction in Hawaii: What it Is, What it Looks Like, and Why it’s Still Around

The Breezy Island Aesthetic
The look of single-wall homes tends to be light, open, and breezy, with ample natural light and ventilation from jalousie windows and an indoor-outdoor lifestyle that’s hard to replicate. But it is possible to replicate that feel while maintaining many of the 21st-century comforts that contemporary homeowners expect.

Hawaii’s Coastal Zone Management Change

The National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) and Senator Dela Cruz introduced a compilation of measures centered on natural resources, a growing sustainable economy, environmental protection, and conservation. Senator Cruz understands that Hawaii, situated in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, must take the lead in addressing climate change, protecting natural resources, and growing a […]

House on dunes with strong erosion of dunes by the ocean

Tips to Help You Develop Your Erosion and Sediment Control Plan

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Erosion & Sediment Control Plan (ESCP)

Recently the Department of Permitting and Planning developed new regulations requiring Erosion and Sediment Control Plan for people doing construction on their property. This includes people who want to: Build a home Create a home addition Develop a retaining wall Grade their land Install a driveway or sidewalk Install an in ground pool This is just a […]