Building Industry Magazine - November 2011 - (Page 14)

MAUI WHAT’S GOING ON HERE? BY LEE SCHALLER Hawaiian Dredging continues its work on the Honoapiilani realignment project, phase 1-A. We’re All in This Together “This administration is very easy to work with,” says Grant Chun, vice president of A&B Properties, Inc., Maui. “They are very aware of the importance of encouraging and kick-starting economic recovery, especially with the recognition that Maui’s economy has been lagging behind the rest of the state. And they are aware that we need to work together. With this current administration, it’s been a very productive nine months.” Chun is not alone in his view of the administration’s awareness of contentious issues and efforts to create an improved relationship with 14 | BUILDING INDUSTRY | NOVEMBER 2011 Grant Chun the development and construction industry for the benefit of Maui’s economic future. “There’s a lot of hope and a lot of opportunity here right now,” says Ray Skelton, Maui regional manager for Goodfellow Bros., Inc. “Things clearly are starting to move in the right direction. But we have to keep that positive spirit and make it work. There seems to be an enhanced open

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Building Industry Magazine - November 2011

Kapolei Low-Income Housing Poised to Start
Construction Starts for Habitat Project
Kahi Mohala Renovation Blessed
AIA Hosts Sixth Canstruction Competition
Best Practices
East Oahu Residential Project Breaks Ground
Contracts Awarded
Concept to Completion: CVS/Longs Kapolei Distribution Center
Construction Equipment - FEATURE
Inside the BIA FEATURE
Continued Success for PBTE
Spotlight on Success: CACTF, Kahuku Training Area
Low Bids
News MakerS
New Products

Building Industry Magazine - November 2011