Building Hawaii

Building Hawaii

  • 2015
  • 1 Season
  • 7.3  (13)

Building Hawaii is a television series on HGTV that follows the lives of Hawaii residents Tyler and Diane Dickinson. The show depicts the Dickinsons as they work hard to establish a successful building company from scratch. Client's dreams of living in their ideal houses are fulfilled, at the same time disproving Hawaii's reputation of being a slow, old island. With the arrival of a new baby girl, the Dickinsons must use their experience to build themselves a home worth raising a family in. The show details how each house is created, from when it is first imagined to after it is finally constructed.

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Cashing in on Curb Appeal
8. Cashing in on Curb Appeal
November 25, 2015
The Dickinsons' strategy to attract potential buyers to a spec home with the curb appeal of a lava stamp driveway has paid off. A realtor has clients who already want to look at the house, but there's still so much work left to do! Now, Diandra and Tyler must scramble to build a master suite, kitchen and outdoor shower before the realtor brings her clients for a walk-through. Will enough work be done to impress the potential buyers?
Flipping a 1970's Fixer-Upper
7. Flipping a 1970's Fixer-Upper
November 25, 2015
Diandra and Tyler flip a 1970's fixer-upper to get it ready for a broker's open. They focus on maximizing the ocean views by designing a new floor plan for the kitchen, and adding a thin cable railing on the lanai to open up the view. The master suite also gets updated with a new bathroom, complete with pebble stone flooring in the shower and a custom-made frosted glass wall. When problems arise with the granite counters and the stove in the kitchen, it's a rush to the finish in order to complete the house in time for the broker's open.
Ocean View Open House
6. Ocean View Open House
November 18, 2015
The Dickinsons revitalize a dated pool at a fixer-upper and help clients choose a lot to build on.
Refreshing Pool Renovation
5. Refreshing Pool Renovation
November 18, 2015
The Dickinsons begin the transformation of a 1970's fixer-upper by revitalizing an algae-filled pool in the backyard. Diandra finds the perfect glass tile to replace the outdated ceramic waterline tiles, while Tyler fixes the cracked pool deck and builds a stained douglas fir fence around it. Then they build an outdoor shower with a rainfall shower head and basalt pavers, to make the pool area feel like a spa. Diandra and Tyler also take clients to assess two Big Island lots as potential sites for the their future family home.
A Pool With an Ocean View
4. A Pool With an Ocean View
April 19, 2015
Diandra and Tyler renovate a rental with an ocean view, then choose a plan for their own dream home.
Ocean View Open House
3. Ocean View Open House
April 19, 2015
With an impending hurricane and not much prep time, Diandra and Tyler try to sell their first home.
Skylight to the Stars
2. Skylight to the Stars
January 1, 2015
Adding skylights to give a stunning view of the stars.
Looking Out for Lava Tubes
1. Looking Out for Lava Tubes
January 1, 2015
Diandra and Tyler hunt for an empty lot with great ocean views.
Description

Building Hawaii is a television series on HGTV that follows the lives of Hawaii residents Tyler and Diane Dickinson. The show depicts the Dickinsons as they work hard to establish a successful building company from scratch. Client's dreams of living in their ideal houses are fulfilled, at the same time disproving Hawaii's reputation of being a slow, old island. With the arrival of a new baby girl, the Dickinsons must use their experience to build themselves a home worth raising a family in. The show details how each house is created, from when it is first imagined to after it is finally constructed.Building Hawaii is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 2015.

Building Hawaii is available for streaming on the HGTV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Building Hawaii on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (13)