Our network

Home & Garden

RevoluSun Hires Kimberly Bastatas-Fukuda and Cheyenne Asahina

RevoluSun Hires Kimberly Bastatas-Fukuda and Cheyenne Asahina

RevoluSun, Hawaii’s leading provider of residential solar systems and home efficiency products, has hired Kimberly Bastatas-Fukuda as a project coordinator and Cheyenne Asahina as the RevoluSun receptionist.

In her new job, Bastatas-Fukuda is responsible for serving as the primary point of contact for customers, including processing jobs, to ensure they move forward efficiently; maintaining and updating project documentation; tracking and reporting project status; scheduling and overall coordination of all project processes for each RevoluSun client with which she works.

RevoluSun Smart Home Hosts First Cleaner, Smarter Living Seminar

RevoluSun Smart Home Hosts First Cleaner, Smarter Living Seminar

Aimed at providing those committed to cleaner, smarter living a one-stop shop for advanced sustainable home technology, RevoluSun’s “Smart Home” seminars are a gathering place for eco-conscious homeowners, architects and residential developers to meet and collaborate, while those interested in solar can also learn more about the latest in photovoltaic solar options and financing.

Located in the old Bank of Hawaii space off of Ward Ave, the showroom features RevoluSun’s Smart Home offerings, which range from home automation and security systems and EV charging stations, to energy-efficient natural lighting solutions, solar hot water heaters, pool pumps and much more.

Oahu's Luxury Housing Market Sets Record in 2014

Oahu's Luxury Housing Market Sets Record in 2014

HONOLULU – Sales of luxury homes on Oahu hit record highs in 2014 according to Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, Hawaii’s leading residential real estate firm and a specialist in high-end real estate sales.

The figures are based on Multiple Listing Service (MLS) data of all single-family homes and condominiums sold for $1 million and above in 2014 on Oahu.

A total of 842 single-family homes and condominiums sold for more than $1 million, an increase of nearly 16 percent compared to 2013. The previous peak for this segment of the market was in 2005 when 794 single-family homes and condominiums sold in this price range. Last year’s sales surpassed the record set in 2005 by six percent.

Graham Builders Hosts Free "Building Your Home for Life" Seminar, Jan. 10

Graham Builders Hosts Free "Building Your Home for Life" Seminar, Jan. 10

More and more people in Hawaii are turning to large additions or plan to demolish and build new instead of purchasing a new home. But how do people get educated about this complex process and what should they watch out for?

At Graham Builders’ “Building Your Home for Life” seminar, homeowners will discover where to start, how to select a builder, what to watch out for, as well as what one needs to know about residential design, setting a budget, estimating, financing and scheduling.

The seminar will provide valuable information on what families need for a successful multi-generation home construction project including designing for personal space, blended versus segregated living and pooling resources to help the bottom line.

Hector Garcia Joins Graham Builders as Estimator

Hector Garcia Joins Graham Builders as Estimator

HONOLULUwww.grahambuilders.com – Graham Builders is pleased to announce that Hector Garcia has joined the firm as Estimator. He is responsible for managing the development of building cost estimates and bids on new home construction and renovation projects.

Prior to joining Graham Builders, Garcia served as a land surveyor for Martinez Couch & Associates in Rocky Hill, CT where he performed boundary and topographic surveys.

 Garcia earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico, and his EIT (Engineer in Training) designation from the Examining Board of Engineers and Surveyors, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

A native of Guayama, Puerto Rico, Garcia relocated to Oahu from CT in 2014. He currently resides in Waikiki.

Kahala Mall Doorbusters for Black Friday, November 28

Kahala Mall Doorbusters for Black Friday, November 28

HONOLULU – For the fourth year in a row Kahala Mall celebrates Black Friday (November 28, 2014) by opening up at 7 a.m., giving guests the opportunity to shop early for doorbusters with savings of up to 75% off. Meanwhile, some stores will open on Thanksgiving Day and still others will open as early 5 a.m. on Black Friday (see end of story for early openings).

 

Graham Builders Hosts Free "Building Your Home for Life" Seminar

Graham Builders Hosts Free "Building Your Home for Life" Seminar

More and more people in Hawaii are turning to large additions or plan to demolish and build new instead of purchasing a new home. But how do people get educated about this complex process and what should they watch out for?

At Graham Builders’ “Building Your Home for Life” seminar, homeowners will discover where to start, how to select a builder, what to watch out for, as well as what one needs to know about residential design, setting a budget, estimating, financing and scheduling.

The seminar will provide valuable information on what families need for a successful multi-generation home construction project including designing for personal space, blended versus segregated living and pooling resources to help the bottom line.