Mauna Lani Private Residence
A variety of woods, native and imported, are used extensively. Resistance to the elements and appearance to the eye challenge those who design, stain and paint. A single doorframe might transition from koa to redwood to mahogany. To the eye, the stain color is seamless. Excessive? For some. Expensive? Yes, but far less than a replacement would be. Necessary? For Maryl, absolutely.