Sunset Splendor2018-12-17T03:41:04+00:00


This water-front home on Kaua’i was given a major facelift, taking it from an outdated 70’s – style home, to a luxurious and colorful oasis!  The client wanted a relaxed but sophisticated vacation home, where he and his family could enjoy the spectacular ocean views and surrounding landscape.  

Architect Ginny Latham worked with Stonetree Construction to draw up the plans for the remodel work.  Kala Interior Design had some design input with the architectural changes, including wood finishes and the addition & selection of several light fixtures.   With the client’s preferred color scheme in mind, a rich palette of aqua blue, palm green, and cayenne red was brought to life and incorporated into the furnishings and decor.  Interesting textures and materials make this home very dimensional and intriguing.  Unique area rugs and artwork make each room special.

In order to fully appreciate the views from the Living Room, swivel lounge chairs were incorporated by the sliding glass doors, so you can face any direction you choose.  Comfort was a primary element in this room also, and the large cocktail ottoman provides a soft spot to put your feet up, as well as extra seating.  The cozy white sofa becons you to sink into it.  A custom painted Alaia Surfboard by Wade Koniakowsky graces the wall over the entertainment center, and prints by local artist Nick Kuchar hang in the Foyer.  

Robin McCoy’s “Jaded” livens up the powder bath, which is the only room in the house without an ocean-front view!  

The master suite is dramatic and masculine, with ebony & seagrass finishes, a gorgeous four-post bed, and a breadfruit pattern rug.  The embroidered and exotic floral fabric on the bed pillows brings more of the tropical botanical motif into the space.  Angela Headley’s “The Paddler” hangs over the sideboard cabinet, in place of a TV.  The master bath is open and airy, with an outdoor shower right on the upper deck!

Both guest rooms have intrigue all of their own.  The rich color palettes are in keeping with the tone of the main house, but each room has it’s own personality.  Thoughtful details such as the Steve Neill vintage sign art bring in elements of whimsy and hawaiiana.