As the price for a home in paradise continues to rise dramatically, many families are discovering that a well-designed, multigenerational home provides an ideal solution. Whether a young couple searching for a starter home or seniors looking to downsize, there are many advantages — economic and otherwise — to considering multi-gen living.

One of the most desirable benefits of multigenerational homes is that it gives seniors the opportunity to “age in place,” while remaining with the ohana, adding to their safety and security. This gives grandparents the opportunity to be near their adult children, while having the chance to stay involved with the grandkids.


You can achieve multigenerational living through a carefully planned home renovation or a well-designed and constructed Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU). The design-build experts at HK Construction have helped many island families achieve multigenerational living with ADUs. Essentially, an ADU is an additional structure on your property, which can be separate from or attached to the main home, sporting its own bedroom(s), kitchen, bathroom and entrance.

When living in a multigenerational home, it is vital to find the right balance between quality family time and a degree of independence. HK Construction designs multi-gen homes with privacy in mind, so that each generation has their own space in which to thrive. In addition to providing a solution for seniors, a multigenerational home is ideal for students returning from college and young couples priced out of the rising real estate market.

Beyond the advantages of having space for different generations under one roof, the financial benefits of a multigenerational home include not having to pay for additional land, an increase to your home’s value, shared monthly expenses, and the possibility of rental income should you have unused space from time to time.


HK Construction’s experienced designers and home builders will ensure that the finished product looks beautiful on the inside, as well as on the outside. Your additions or ADU will be designed to blend with your existing home and the surrounding community. It will be an attractive addition that will make any homeowner proud.

As the holidays approach, we look forward to gathering with family to celebrate. As generations come together, it’s a great time to assess your family’s evolving needs. Then, contact HK Construction to discuss the possibility of renovating your home or building an ADU to accommodate your specific multigenerational home requirements.

HK Construction has been in business for four generations and was recently voted one of “Hawaii’s Best” Construction Companies by Honolulu Star-Advertiser readers. Plus, you can rest assured that the company is fully licensed, bonded and insured.


Call HK Construction to explore the possibility of converting to a multigenerational home or visit their website to sign up to attend one of the company’s complimentary seminars. For your safety, seating is limited, and strict cleanliness and social distancing practices are followed. Registration required; no walk-ins allowed. See the schedule and sign up today at

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