Apprentices from Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Hawaii Chapter get to put their skills to work outside the classroom, but it’s not on an average jobsite. Through a partnership with Honolulu Habitat for Humanity, craft trainees get real-life experience, and local families in need get new homes... Read more here
ABC Hawaii will be hosting a few large events in 2015. We are seeking your participation and support as these events will allow merit shop contractors, sub-contractors, associates and suppliers the opportunity to make contacts with colleagues, competitors, and potential joint venture partners in the construction industry marketplace. Our chapter is a 501 (c )(3) organization so your event sponsorship(s) may qualify as charitable donation(s) and/or as business expense(s).
2015 General Membership Meeting & Board Induction Ceremony
Our first networking event in 2015 will be at the Elk’s Club on January 29, 2015 from 5:30pm – 9pm. Registration is required. ABC Hawaii Members Individual Seats are $65 and Tables of 8 are $500. Non ABC Hawaii Members Individual Seats are $90 and Tables of 8 are at a discounted rate of $650. The deadline to register and provide payment is on January 8, 2015. Contact Zee at (808) 275-4464 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CONSTRUCTION QUALITY MANAGEMENT (CQM) CERTIFICATION CLASS
Are you a contractor that does Federal Government work?
Clayton Sorayama from the Army Corps of Engineers will be instructing a Construction Quality Management (CQM) Certification Class on March 24th, 25th and 26th from 12noon to 4pm here at our offices in Suite 201A. Prices are as follows: ABC Hawaii member $90, Non ABC Hawaii member $120, and a $20 late registration fee for forms received between March 13th at 5pm to March 17th at 5pm. Prices include a light lunch and refreshments, all classroom materials, testing and certificate-valid for 5 years (if passed). Deadline to register without a late fee is Friday, March 13, 2015. Contact Zee (808) 275-4464 or email@example.com
for more information.
240 Electrical Program Sign Ups Beginning 11/1/14
Do you know someone who is a “journey worker” electrician but cannot obtain their license from the state because they don’t have the proper schooling requirements under HRS 448E-5(b) requirements of having at least 240 school hours of specific electrical academic coursework?
Well ABC Hawaii is here to help! Starting 11/1/14 we will be opening up our exclusive 240 Electrical training program to certain individuals that meet specific minimum requirements of elegibility to enter the program. Must have documented work experience with a minimum 8000 verifiable and certifiable work hours
- Minimum of 4 years full-time or its equivalent in the trade under direct supervision of a qualified journey worker or electrical supervisor and
- Signed notorized letter of reference from employer(s).
Classes start January 13, 2015 and run on Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30pm-7:00pm. Class space is very limited. Refer this information to your friends and colleagues of the industry, ABC Hawaii does not discriminate against anyone trying to obtain and better themselves for the industry.
Contact the ABC Hawaii office for more details.
Winner of the Best in small business award
CW Associates, CPAs are the recipient of this year's Business Leadership Hawaii Best in Small Business award. Link to article here
Inside the ABC
The Hawaii Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors is the state's only construction industry trade association founded on the non-union, merit-shop philosophy... and its' growing.
Read more, in the November 2014 issue of Building Industry Hawaii Magazine (Page 51).