Dezeen Mau’u

Shallow-gabled roofs allow the pavilions of this holiday home by Walker Warner Architects to embrace the gentle volcanic slope of Hawaii’s Big Island. The vacation property is named Hale Mau’u – hale means house in Hawaiian, and mau’u is a type of native grass.

“For anyone who has never visited Hawaii’s Big Island, it can be surprising to discover that a vast arid plain occupies a significant portion of its western side, sloping gently down from the Hualalai Mountain to the coastline.” – Greg Warner, Principal, WWA

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