Nothing good can come of a severe thunderstorm unless you happen to be on the receiving end of an emergency contract to clean up the aftermath. Cushnie Construction Company Inc. encountered this situation on the island of Kauai in Hawaii starting on March 16, 2020.

Honolulu-based general contractor Nan Inc. has been awarded a $117.8 million contract to build a new bachelor-enlisted quarters at Marine Corps Base Hawaii at Kaneohe Bay. The work involves building a multi-story BEQ with pile foundations, concrete masonry unit walls; a multi-level concrete parking structure and a concrete masonry self-storage facility.

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) Hawaii transportation officials requested $90 million in special funds and revenue bonds to help pay the cost of extending Daniel K. Inouye Highway. The funds were requested through Democratic Gov. David Ige's supplemental executive budget released Dec.

A Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane from the fleet of Buckner HeavyLift Cranes is currently in use in Hawaii. New Vestas wind turbines with a hub height of 344 ft. (105 m) have been under construction there for more than three months. The LR 11000, which has been in use on the Hawaiian island of O'ahu since the beginning of October, is the biggest crawler crane that has ever worked in the American surfer's paradise.

Duane Bonini has been named vice president of RDO Equipment Co. 's Vermeer division. As of Dec. 1 Bonini is overseeing all RDO's domestic Vermeer operations, which includes California, Hawaii, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oregon and northern Nevada. Bonini grew up in the construction industry, working as a Vermeer equipment operator and service technician, then worked for his family's Vermeer dealerships in Northern California prior to joining RDO in 2008 as a Vermeer grinder salesman for the Southern California region.

ST Engineering LeeBoy Inc. welcomed John Greaney to its expanded outside sales territory team. According to LeeBoy, Greaney has a unique ability to focus on value based selling, by showing you and proving it, not just saying it. He has an extended sales background ranging from real estate, financing, service and equipment.

HONOLULU (AP) A new Aloha Stadium could be ready for the opening of the University of Hawaii's 2023 football season, officials said. The owner and senior principal of the firm hired to shepherd the process said a 2023 opening date can be achieved, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announced that beginning Aug. 1, 2019, the Pali Highway access hours will be extended. The new schedule will be: Sunday to Friday (closed on Saturday and State holidays): Honolulu bound a.m. contraflow: 5 a.m.

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $495 million in airport infrastructure grants, the second allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States.

HONOLULU (AP) Honolulu must contribute more money to help construct the city's rail line before getting any of the $744 million in federal funding that has been withheld from the project. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that a Federal Transit Administration spokeswoman said May 7 the agency is insisting the city provide more money.

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division reports that the emergency repairs on Hawaii Island of damages caused by the Kilauea East Rift Zone Eruption (May to September 2018) and Hurricane Lane (August 2018) have been completed.