November 2022

New Military Awards Top $290M

HAWAII-NAVFAC Hawaii Upcoming Hawaii projects by Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii include these latest awards to contractors based in Hawaii and elsewhere: $27 Million: Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. (Hawaii) This $27,465,700 firm-fixed-price task order under a previously awarded contract was awarded Sept. 14 to repair roads and erosion control at the Red Hill Bulk

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Transfer of Power

When it comes to getting buy-in from the kids to take over the family business, a passive strategy might make them think it’s their idea. For David Dunham, founder and president of Kawika’s Painting Inc., it was having his sons Sean and Ryan around the shop ever since they were little. For Kaohinani “Hina” Schipa, it was a sense of pride in what her father built in Buck Roofing Hawaii Co.
Maybe the fathers Buck Schipa and Kawika Dunham were on the same wavelength when it came to gently giving their kids the business.

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