Hawaii’s Top 5 Contractors

Hawaii has had an increase in construction businesses. The economy has been getting better again over the last few years. In 2011, for the first time since 2008, an increase in the total revenue of the top 5 companies in this industry has been reported.

Read the below article to learn more about these 5 companies are.

Overview of the top 5 Hawaiian Construction Companies

1. Nan Inc Construction

Nan, Inc. has experienced some serious growth in 2011. That year they brought in revenue of $182 million, a $22.9 million increase from 2010.

These earnings made sure Nan Inc is one of the biggest construction companies in Hawaii.

Their construction specialty is general contracting and they occasionally work together with subcontractors (about 45% of the work is subcontracted).

The company currently has over 300 employees, and has been working in Hawaii for 30 years.

2. Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co.

Another big construction company in Hawaii. This company has great earnings and it’s one of the oldest company working in Hawaii. The company has been founded over 110 years ago. So it’s currently a well-known name on the island of Hawaii.

Just like Nan Inc. they specialize in general constructing. They currently have over 500 employees.

3. KIEWIT Corp.

The third company on our list is KIEWIT. Already in 2011, they had a revenue of over $250 million dollars. Over the last 9 years, they have grown even bigger.

They also have been operating for 30 years, and currently have 200 employees working for them. Their construction specialty consists out of building, infrastructure, industrial, bridge & marine.

4. Grace Pacific Corp.

Grace Pacific Corporation is also a major construction company in Hawaii. The company has completed many projects and is increasing its earnings year-over-year.

One of the notable projects of this company was Grace Pacific’s $16 million Rehabilitation of Localized Streets, Phase 5B, Kaimuki/Kapahulu/Diamond Head, for the county.

The company has been active over 90 years and its construction specialty is paving.

5. Albert C. Kobayashi, Inc.

We conclude the list with Albert C. Kobayashi, Inc. This nearly 60-year-old firm earned revenue of $182 million in 2011, compared to $80 million in 2010. Its current revenue in 2020 is over $360 million.

Their construction specialty is general contracting.


We hope this articles gives you a better idea about the top construction companies in Hawaii. If you have a big construction project going on, choosing one of these companies will make sure that your project will be completed as best as possible.

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