Sterling Affiliate Awarded $13.9 Million Hawaii Department of Transportation Reconstruction Project

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million Hawaii Sterling Construction Company, Inc. “Sterling” or the "Company”) today announced that its affiliate, Road and Highway Builders, LLC was awarded a $13.9

Diamond Resorts Enters Agreement to Develop New Resort in Kona, Hawaii

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announced today that it has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Och-Ziff Real Estate for the development of a new resort in Kona, Hawaii. Diamond Resorts International, Inc. The resort will

Hawaii Community Development Authority Approves Ward Village Gateway

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The Howard Hughes Corporation® announced today the next milestone in the transformation of Ward Village. The company has received approval from the Hawai‘i Community Development Authority

Sterling Affiliate to Reconstruct Saddle Road on ‘Big Island’ of Hawaii

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Sterling Construction Company, Inc. today announced that its affiliate, Road and Highway Builders, LLC (RHB), is apparent low bidder on a $61.0 million Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) project to

EnSync Breaks Ground on Distributed Generation System in Multi-Tenant Building in Hawaii

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EnSync, Inc., dba EnSync Energy Systems, a leading developer of innovative energy management systems serving the commercial, industrial and multi-tenant building markets, broke ground on the

Slifer's 30 Days of Design

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From a one-woman, one-project start to a firm with designers who travel from Hawaii to Martha’s Vineyard, from California to Boston… It’s hard to believe 30 years have gone by. Slifer Celebrates 30 Years All Month.

Tidy – chapter 5- Everyday beauty

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Christine is now in Hawaii raising her kids, surfing and running a health collective with the aforementioned husband. What does a life look like that is designed with love? Margaret inherited her mother’s house with the words, “Make this house a home.”

Product Innovations

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Florim’s new Urban Wood. Urban Wood is a beautiful new porcelain tile ideal for any application, especially for creative projects where the “look of wood” is typically not specified, in particular, for hospitality suites’ kitchens and bathrooms.

Hau ‘oli Makahiki Hou!

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The Burgin family spent the holidays in Hawaii and is entering into 2015 fully refreshed, revitalized and raring to go! Or Happy New Year in Hawaiian! We climbed Diamond Head, played in waterfalls, and swam with dolphins – what better way is there to decompress?

How Much House Can I Afford? Here’s a Breakdown by State and Major City

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Missouri | Median House Price: $165,900 | Salary Needed: $42,200 5 most expensive states to buy a house Home for sale in Waikoloa, Hawaii. Hawaii | Median House Price: $610,000 | Salary Needed: $153,520 2. Are you planning a move or a relocation ?

36 Tropical Decorating Ideas Fresh Off the Fashion Runways

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This floral mural is inspired by Hawaii’s lush landscapes. Fashion designers must have been dreaming of Bali Ha’i this year. The latest fashion runways for summer featured models in Hawaiian prints and lush banana leaves. Tropical fashion runway looks.

Avente Tile Talk: Two-Tone Cement Tile Pattern Creates Serenity

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The green of the Mission Verde Caribe color was the perfect choice for this kitchen located in Hawaii. Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Two-Tone Cement Tile Pattern Creates Serenity. By Arpi Nalbandian , Tileometry.

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What Is Your State’s Most Popular Design Style? Google Knows!

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It’s amazing what you can find in an afternoon of playing with Google Trends. The site hosts a wealth of information if you know what to look for — even the most popular design style by state, according to what people are searching for.

Modern Hawaiian House Infused With Cultural Heritage

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” Residence 5602 at Montage Residences Kapalua Bay is a 3 bedroom, 3,5 bathroom residence in Maui, Hawaii. The interiors are strongly tied to Hawaii, yet reflect Montage’s signature sophistication.”

The Best Locations to Live for a Successful Marriage


Some of the Most Successful Marriages are in Hawaii. Perhaps that’s why Hawaii’s divorce rate is among the lowest in the nation, around 9 percent. Boasting the highest divorce rates in the tristate area, Pennsylvania matches Hawaii with a divorce rate just above 9 percent.

Slifer’s 30 Days of Design

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From a one-woman, one-project start to a firm with designers who travel from Hawaii to Martha’s Vineyard, from California to Boston… It’s hard to believe 30 years have gone by. Slifer Celebrates 30 Years All Month.

Family Reunion and Family Wedding Decorating Ideas


Image via: Modern Weddings Hawaii. If you are planning a family reunion or wedding this season, adding theme decorations will sweeten the memories of the occasion. You don’t need a lot of ideas for this kind of party, just a few accents to fit the mood for the event.

Patriotic Decor: Decorating Your Memorial Day Picnic Table


Image via: Sonia Tastes Hawaii. Memorial Day is a perfect day to celebrate with your friends and family and a picnic can be the best way to enjoy and rejoice in the outdoor fun. Whether big or small, setting a festive picnic table is must.

Home Improvement: Organizing Your Small Bathroom


Image Via: Archipelago Hawaii Luxury Home Designs. Often it so happens that we decorate and organize our entire homes and leave the bathroom for the last. By then, both our resources and enthusiasm have drained out and we keep on ignoring our bathroom.

6 Amazing Activities to Do on Father’s Day


It could be just a family road trip to the Grand Canyon, or perhaps even to an exotic location like Hawaii or Fiji. Let’s celebrate all of the great fathers all around the world.

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The Ultimate Guide to Shopping at the 30 Best Online Furniture Stores for a Modern Home

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Most online furniture stores will mention “within the Continental US”, meaning that Alaska and Hawaii have a different delivery fee schedule.

Architects and the AIA | Life of an Architect

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As I recall there were 5 states, Hawaii, New Mexico, South Dakota and West Virginia and Tenneesee [link] Bob Borson You are right – I shouldn’t be so glib with my predeterminers. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?