Building close to the ocean? Listen to Jane!

Things are going to get a little experimental around here okay? Welcome to my first mini documentary series, featuring as its muse, a gorgeous 2 acre oceanfront parcel in Haiku, Maui: 30 Hale Pili Way.

One of my favorite local born designers hails from Wailuku.  She has an impeccable design sense, and she and her husband form the architecture and design team of

I thought it would be useful to pick Jane's brain on what are some best practices for designing and building a house close to the Ocean. Without further, ado, I present part 1 in a series of conversations with Jane. Dim the lights please...