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The magic touch

Frogs, lights and angels festoon the home of a Hawaii Kai couple

By Lynn Cook
Special to the Star-Advertiser

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 23, 2013

~~<p>On a quiet back street in Hawaii Kai, stepping through the door of the waterfront home of Bob and Kay Hampton is stepping into Christmas Central. A hundred nutcrackers, flocks of angels and a white baby grand piano garlanded with lights all stretch to a wall of French doors that open up to Santa's Party Garden and Hampton Landing. A canal flows quietly beyond their dock and the lush tropical garden that began in 1994 as mud and a bit of lawn.</p>
<p>In addition to running their own businesses, the couple did all the design and much of the renovation and construction that turned a simple home into a showplace.</p>
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On a quiet back street in Hawaii Kai, stepping through the door of the waterfront home of Bob and Kay Hampton is stepping into Christmas Central. A hundred nutcrackers, flocks of angels and a white baby grand piano garlanded with lights all stretch to a wall of French doors that open up to Santa's Party Garden and Hampton Landing. A canal flows quietly beyond their dock and the lush tropical garden that began in 1994 as mud and a bit of lawn.

In addition to running their own businesses, the couple did all the design and much of the renovation and construction that turned a simple home into a showplace. Login for more...



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