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Landscaping Hawaii: 9 Drop Dead Gorgeous Features

When it comes to landscaping Hawaii homes, the influences one can draw from are just about endless. Whether you’re into Hawaiiana, Asian, tropical, or even more universal themes such as contemporary or mid-century modern, creating attractive landscaping in Hawaii is doable for many different types of homes and budgets. Though color palettes and textures change, really, landscaping is just the combination of plants, cement, pavers, and other items that come together to create a cohesive design.

Check out these 9 stunning landscape features, all of which have been designed by our in-house landscape architect. Let the creative ideas begin to flow, and enjoy!


Landscaping Hawaii: 9 Drop Dead Gorgeous Features


1. Prime Pavers

Indirectly evoking the look of running water, wavy, well-laid pavers like the ones below complement the lush tropical landscape around it wonderfully.

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2. Small Lanai

The lanai is an important aspect of any Hawaii home, and are prevalent everywhere from small condos in town to million-dollar residences on the ocean. The example of the below is a quiet lanai – one where you’d escape to go read a book or have an intimate conversation.

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3. Magical Mauka Views

Complementing this home, which possess beautiful views of the mountain valley that surround it, is a serene path, made from gravel, large pavers, and railroad ties.

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4. Lush Wall

Atop this retaining wall is a large planter, filled to the brim with lush greenery. Proof that retaining walls don’t need to be unsightly: adding plants turns a utilitarian project into a beautifying one.

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5. Verdant But Simple

Chances are, if you own a home in Hawaii, you’re working with less space rather than more. This home took a small planter area and went to town, filling it chock full of beautiful flowers and plants. Take notice of the gravel, pavers, and clean white gate to the right, aside an attractive wall.
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6. Privacy Is Key

These “elephant ears” do wonders as an attractive, natural barrier. Certainly more neighborly than a wall or fence!
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7. Take A Load Off

You’ve put a lot into getting your new landscape installed, now you can sit back and smell the roses on your custom bench! (Or… something more local to Hawaii… enjoy the hibiscus?)4 oahu landscaper


8. Grand Lanai

The big brother to the quiet lanai, a large lanai with several different seating areas allows you to entertain many guests at once, while sharing the covered, communal space. A must have for anyone who entertains often and has the space for it.
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9. Retaining Wall

Another look at an attractive retaining wall, this one boasts an pleasing stone-like look. Notice the well-placed, inconspicuous drainage spouts. 
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We hope you enjoyed checking out these top-notch landscaping features! To learn more about what we do or set up a complimentary estimate to do your landscaping project, give us a call at (808) 779 6133.

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