Looking to renovate your home? HGTV’s ‘Renovation Aloha’ hosts share their top tips

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Tristyn and Kamohai Kalama never dreamed they’d one day be hosting their own show on HGTV.

“It wasn’t on the goal board,” Tristyn said. “It wasn’t something we set out to do. And so having cameras follow your business and your journey is definitely all the things. It’s exciting, it’s stressful, it’s fun, it’s crazy.”

Their new series, “Renovation Aloha,” which premiered on Feb. 20, focuses on the Kalamas’ business of buying some of the grungiest, most rundown properties on Oahu and transforming them into beautiful homes for local families.

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It wasn’t always easy for Tristyn

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Finnish Architecture News, Buildings in Finland

Finnish architecture news 2024, Finland building projects architects, Modern construction design, Property images

Contemporary Finland Building Developments – New Built Environment Updates

post updated 19 March 2024

Finnish Architecture Design – chronological list

Finnish Building News

Finnish Architectural News, chronological:

Museum Architectural Competition, Turku, southwest Finland
Museum Architectural Competition Turku

29 May 2023
Huvila K
Design: Saukkonen + Partners
Huvila K Finland northeast Europe
photo © Timo Pyykönen
Huvila K Finland island retreat
The ideal leisure destination is located on a remote island, surrounded by water. The Huvila K retreat, which serves as an escape for the residents, is a linear entity that

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Incredible Sydney Opera House design secret wows the internet

The Sydney Opera House is one of the world’s most famous architectural landmarks, known for its dramatic ‘sails’ that stand out over the foreshore of Sydney Harbour. But the process of creating its iconic shape was fraught with challenges.

As one user has recalled on Reddit, the Sydney Opera House’s shells proved to be impossible to make, until the architect realized that they could be produced as sections of a sphere. (See our pick of the famous buildings you should visit for inspiration).

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How to update an historic home for modern living |

This was an artful redesign on more than one level. First, the house in Westport, CT, was built in 1914 and is on the state’s historic register. Along with such heritage and listing comes a whole raft of challenges and complications to work around, and of course many delights too.

Second, you might say there were some important artistic considerations to take into account. The home was originally the studio of early 20th-century American sculptors James Earl and Laura Gardin Fraser, and their legacy and several examples of their work are still very much part of the fascinating fabric of

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