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Stunning Hawaiian Home Makeovers From 'Renovation Aloha'

Check out these amazing before-and-after makeovers, which Renovation Aloha hosts Kamohai and Tristyn pulled off in one of the most expensive housing markets in the US — Oahu, Hawaii.

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How Much Does it Cost to Flip Real Estate in Hawaii?

Kamohai and Tristyn Kalama will show you exactly how much money and time it takes to renovate homes in one of the most desirable (and expensive) housing markets in the US. Enter Renovation Aloha. While flipping deteriorated and abandoned homes in Oahu, these locals deal with sky-high shipping costs and near-impossible lead times — all in the name of bettering their community and providing homes for locals. Ahead, find Kamohai and Tristyn's most impressive renovations from Season 1, and check out just how hefty a profit their hard work returns.

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Before: Kitchen

This midcentury house in the Kalihi Valley was in rough shape. It had been abandoned for 20 years, and there was even a tree growing through the roof. “This house scares me,” Tristyn said when he saw it for the first time. Even the kitchen was rotted. Purchased for: $675,000

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After: A Modern Kitchen With Midcentury Touches

Kamohai and Tristyn removed a wall separating the original kitchen from the rest of the main floor to create an open-concept living space. Tristyn chose a natural green tile for the backsplash, quartz for the island and countertops, and a custom wood design for the range hood and accent on the island. Sold for: $1,499,000

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Before: Primary Bathroom

This home in Kaneohe had a “dark, dingy” primary bathroom, according to Kamohai, topped off with mold and significant water damage. Purchased for: $725,000

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