Introducing Sarah M. Love, 2023 president of the Building Industry Association of Hawaii
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.