These 7 Hawaiian Modernist Escapes Will Have You Dreaming of the Islands
If you've ever entertained fantasies of a modernist escape on a tropical island, you'll fully understand why each of these...
10 Tiny Happy Hawaiian Huts
It's often said that small is beautiful, and some believe that all you really need in order to be happy, is a hut and a heart.
A Breezy Prefab on Hawaii’s Big Island Lists For $379K
Once a prototype showcased at Dwell on Design, this Cali Solo modular structure by HMK Prefab Homes is now all about island...
This Hawaiian Cabin Is Volcanically Cool
Kūono is a modern retreat deep in the heart of an ancient forest.
7 Hawaiian Prefabs and Kit Homes
If you enjoy breathtaking landscapes and sunny beaches, then Hawaii is the perfect destination for you.
Echoing the Surrounding Cliffs With a Zigzag Roof, This Maui Home Asks $2.4M
This clifftop residence, designed to nestle into the environment, boasts a wall of windows that showcases spectacular ocean views.
This House Conquers the Big Island in Hawaii
The unforgiving landscape of the island couldn't stop this architect.
Waikiki’s Midcentury Revival Continues to Flourish With a New Jet Set-Inspired Hotel
While walking the Hawaiian streets of Honolulu, it’s almost impossible to avoid the connection that Oahu's South Shore holds with...
Two Tiny Pavilions Respectfully Perch Atop a Lava Flow on Maui
A pair of tiny pavilions provide an eco-friendly retreat on Maui.
A Vibrant, Iconic Home Hits the Market in Hawaii For $9.8M
Now listed for the first time, this colorful abode by design legend Ettore Sottsass offers the perfect excuse to say aloha to the...
A Renovated Hawaiian Beach House From the 1950s Asks $1.79M
Located just steps away from Maui's sandy beaches, this 1950s-era home for sale blends vintage charm with modern sophistication.
A Breezy Hawaiian Residence by Olson Kundig Hits the Market at $6.95M
Hale Nanea—or the Wave House—takes advantage of its sloping site on the south shore of Kauai for dazzling views.
Massive Sliding Doors Connect a Hawaii Home to Its Mountainside Setting
An off-grid getaway on O‘ahu produces all of its own electricity and opens wide to the landscape.
This Surf-Inspired Hotel Celebrates Waikiki’s Creative Spirit and its Midcentury Roots
On Oahu’s South Shore in Honolulu, the Surfjack was created in collaboration with local artists and designers who live and...
10 Tiny Homes in Hawaii That Prove a Little Goes a Long Way
These compact island homes—as practical as they are striking—demonstrate that you don’t need much where the natural landscape...
An Incredible Home in Hawaii That’s As Much Fun As Summer Camp
This 5,590-square-foot home on Hawaii's Big Island is a contemporary—and beautiful—take on summer camp.
A Hawaii Island Home Built to Embrace an Unforgiving Landscape Asks $3.4M
In this off-grid retreat, concrete bunkers flank open living areas formed as a row of pavilions underneath a steel roof.
9 Vacation Rentals That Will Make You Want to Book a Flight to Hawaii
Whether you're looking for adventure, culture, or R&R, Hawaii has plenty to offer the modern traveler.
A Romantic Hawaiian Residence Offers Panoramic Ocean and Mountain Views for $3.9M
Sited on the island of O‘ahu, the hillside home also features a picturesque stone patio and pool.
A Hawaii-Based Couple Build a Luminous Tiny House in Just 25 Days
Facing a COVID-19 shutdown, Taylor and Michaella McClendon recruit their family to build a breezy tiny home on the Big...
These Legendary Surfers’ Converted School Bus Connects to a Three-Story Tree House on Hawaii
Aamion and Daize Goodwin’s radical digs in Hanalei, Kauai, can best be described as “Peter Pan” meets “Swiss Family Robinson.”
A Brother-Sister Duo Craft a Tiny Home in Hawaii With a Half-Pipe–Inspired Roof
Reunited after their mother’s passing, Ellie and Dan Madsen pool their skills to build a 260-square-foot dwelling that embraces...
Honolulu, Hawaii
Today, if you tallied the world’s design capitals, you’d be forgiven for overlooking Honolulu.
A Professor-Turned-Farmer’s Circular Hawaii Home Takes Full Advantage of Mesmerizing Views
Behind the stylized, surfboard-inspired architecture of Craig Steely’s latest experiment on the Big Island is a simple house...
Is There a Way Out of Hawaii’s Housing Crisis?
The Aloha State is drowning in a flood of the same factors creating a housing crisis all over America.
Nobu Honolulu at Ward Village is Hawaii’s Most Sought-After New Restaurant
Recipe: Hawaiian Monk Beer Cocktail
A sun-kissed beer-tail with a juicy island punch
10 Dream Modern Home Rentals In Hawaii
The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...
Technicolor Dreams Await at This Renovated Hotel in Honolulu
Neon and nature motifs collide to dazzling effect at this revamped hotel in bustling Waikiki Beach.
The Palmwood in Kauai
On the tropical paradise of Kauai, a tiny bed and breakfast offers the authentic Hawaiian experience.
10 Tiny Houses We Love
Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.
Clifftop House with Angled Roof in Maui
With an angled roof designed to resemble the surrounding cliffs, a house in Maui, Hawaii, is built to meld with the landscape.
11 A-Frame Cabins For A-Grade Getaways
Sophisticated and undeniably modern, A-frame houses still exude a certain simple and rustic charm, especially when it comes to...
Midcentury Meets Aloha at This Revamped Ranch-Style Home in Pasadena
Bestor Architecture reimagines a 1959 midcentury for a family of four by playing up its Hawaiian design influences.
These Hawaiian Tiny Homes Are Tuned for Island Living. But They Can Be Shipped Anywhere
Based on the Big Island, Paradise Tiny Homes makes units with pass-through windows, bar seating, and mango wood details.
Hawaii Has a Severe Housing Shortage. Will Allowing Counties to Ban Short-Term Rentals Help?
In an attempt to create affordable housing, Governor Josh Green signed SB2919, which allows counties to ban vacation rentals...

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