about the house

Hale Ke Alaula is intended to be a house and garden all mixed together.  Downstairs the garden spills in under the house.  Upstairs, the house opens out to the deck, the garden, and the breezes.


lot & floor plan

Lot is 100′ by 140′ House is 72′ by 24′ on two levels Ground level is concrete and open to the garden and can serve as sleeping area day or night House level is constructed of bamboo and steel Decking is of Fiberon supported on wood beams Two bedrooms, two king size beds Closet storage …


door screens

Hale Ke Alaula was conceived as a tent, open to the Hawaiian breezes, so you may like to open all of the doors – all the way – and maybe leave them open the entire time you are here. You can. They all have stakes to bolt them firmly into the deck. Puako does, however, …

door deck bolts

The doors

The house has a lot of doors. Its like a big tent. There are sixteen sets of french doors.  Each set has a door with a knob and a door pinned to the sill but they can both be opened. You can open both or leave one side closed.  You can open as many or …