Building Industry Magazine - September 2013 - (Page 48)

NewsBeat ABC Networking Dinner The Hawaii chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) held its 2013 Member Appreciation Networking Opportunity Dinner at Doraku Kakaako on July 10. Recipients of the 2013 Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award were honored, and Dedicated Membership Awards were presented to companies. Sponsors for the event included HMAA, Helix Electric, Inc., Fringe Benefit Group/The Contractors Plan and Performance Systems, Inc. CAK Scholarships Awarded During its July meeting at the Kauai Marriott Resort and Beach Club, the Contractors Association of Kauai (CAK) presented scholarships to its eight 2013 awardees who shared $11,500. Shown are (seated) Lyle Nemeth, KristiAnne Nishek, Dade Apao, (back row) Randon Valenciano, Ryan Moura, Derek Yamane, Shaun Koide and John Medeiros. Graham Builders to Build 8 New Homes at Lilikoi Park Place Design-build company Graham Builders began the groundwork for Lilikoi Park Place in Aiea in July. The single-family, custom-designedand-built condominium project will include three single-story and five two-story homes. With prices starting at $795,000, sales of the feesimple, single-family condominium homes located at Moanalua Road and Lilikoi Place will be handled by Graham Properties, Inc. “We are delighted to partner with Graham Properties on this exciting new housing project,” said Evan Fujimoto, Graham Builders’ president. “Demolition of the existing seven homes formerly owned by Lilikoi Gardens is complete. We are currently focusing on infrastructure, which includes retaining walls, installing water and sewer lines, underground electrical, cable and telephone wires. We also will install a roadway with a new fire hydrant and two new power poles on Lilikoi Place. This A rendering of the homes in Aiea to be built by Graham Builders. phase of the project is estimated to take about four months to complete.” Construction on the homes is to begin as soon as October, with the earliest occupancy during the first quarter of 2014. Home sites average 5,000 square feet. All of the new homes are custom designed and will have an island-style design with dual-pitched roofs, large open floor plans and living areas ranging in size from 1,700 square feet to 2,400 square feet. The homes will either be three or four bedrooms with two full baths, plus a powder room. Each home will have a two-car carport or garage and concrete driveways with enough space to park two additional cars. 48 | BUILDING INDUSTRY | SEPTEMBER 2013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Building Industry Magazine - September 2013

New officers and directors for HICA
Companies lend a hand
PatchMaster lowers cost of asphalt
ABC networking dinner
CAK honors scholarship recipients
Honoring an icon: Albert Chikanobu Kobayashi
Best Practices - ESTIMATING– It’s Both Art and Science
Contracts Awarded
Low Bids
New Products

Building Industry Magazine - September 2013