Author: Dena Tomlinson

Trash Talk

7 ways to lessen household waste and help save the world.

Get a Grip

Today's selection of eclectic knobs and pulls can help you get a handle on your space. Dress up and personalize your cabinet doors with functional hardware to fit your style.

Swiss Modern

A new addition and a stream of airy stairways complete a family’s Manoa home.

Working The Angles

A contemporary kitchen is the central attraction in a customized Nuuanu home.

Peaches and Green

Mother and son design petite, low-maintenance arrangements for the lazy lover of plants.


Five tips to minimize transplant shock.

Form & Flower

Easy flower arrangement ideas and tips for the no frills florist at heart.

Fault Lines

Imperfections in a concrete floor that isn't all it's cracked up to be.

The Artful Pickler

Oahu's pickle lady simplifies fermentation for us and shares three sure-fire recipes.

Private Practice

Create a sacred space in and around your home with these outdoor privacy solutions.

A Modern Man

In a beachside studio at the end of a quiet street in Kailua, John Reyno does more than refinish and repair old furniture — he saves its life.